Victory Crayne, Author

Victory Crayne

Quotations by Victory Crayne on Writing

Quotations by Victory Crayne on Writing

by Victory Crayne

Copyright 2016

One of the most important things for a writer to understand is that when his writing reveals a human side, when he writes about some struggle and its pain, then most readers, who are also humans, will connect with it.

If your life is nothing but success, your writing will be boring. You need to taste defeat in order to experience it--and write well.

The place to practice author's voice is everywhere.

You have to find the art that is within you. If you live your life without your own art, you are living like a machine.

As I get closer to my writing by each draft, I can see more clearly what I have yet to accomplish. That generates the need for yet another draft.

The place to practice author's voice is everywhere.

Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

No one can write decently who is distrustful of the reader’s intelligence or whose attitude is patronizing. - E. B. White

In general there’s no point in writing hopeless novels. We all know we’re going to die; what’s important is the kind of men and women we are in the face of this. - Anne Lamott

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