The Quotable Writer

by Lamar Underwood (editor)

The Lyons Press, April, 2004.
Hadcover, 352 pages.
ISBN: 1592281338

The Quotable Writer by Lamar Underwood (editor) "Cut out all those exclamation marks. An exclamation mark is like laughing at your own joke." --F. Scott Fitzgerald. These any many other helpful and pithy quotations are found within The Quotable Writer, a hardbound book of amusing, inspiring and thought-provoking quotes from well-known writers about the writing process. The quotes from famous writers cover all aspects of the craft of writing, including breaking writer's block, writing regularly, dealing with editors, handling tough critics, coping with rejection and working with Hollywood. Quotes from Ian McEwan, Aristotle, Tom Wolfe, Sylvia Plath, Michael Crichton, Toni Morrison, Ernest Hemingway, Stephen King, Ray Bradbury and many others are included. The Quotable Writer will make a great addition to your writer's desk or a great gift book for a writer friend or co-worker.

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This review was published in the March-April, 2004 of The Internet Writing Journal.

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