Learning How To Write Quotes by Robert M. Hutchins, Rashida Jones, Ursula K. Le Guin, Harper Lee, Sidney Sheldon, Bruno Mars and many others.
A student can win twelve letters at a university without learning how to write one.
There’ve been times when I have existential conversations with myself, and I’ve thought about leaving and trying to apply my education better. But ultimately it doesn’t really matter. Learning how to write, learning how to write papers and structure, that’s been very helpful for writing.
After a long time spent learning how to write as a woman instead of as an honorary man, I was able to come back to Earthsea and write the next three books in another and newer tradition: that of questioning, rather than accepting, the gendering of power as male.
I’ve been writing as long as I’ve been able to form words. I never wrote with an idea of publishing anything until I began working on ‘[To Kill a] Mockingbird’. I think that what went before may have been a rather subconscious form of learning how to write, of training myself.
A blank piece of paper is God’s way of telling us how hard it is to be God.
It’s dedicating yourself to your craft. Spending thousands of hours in a studio learning how to write a song, learning how to play different chords, training yourself to sing. You know, to get better and better.
We must learn, and we are gradually learning, how to write history with the help of archaeology.
I’m still getting to the good part / the breaking down / learning how to write my story.
You write one book and you’re ready for fame and fortune. I don’t know that people are spending the time and attention on learning how to write-which takes years. Everybody sees the success stories.
I remember in my early 20s when I felt I couldn’t live past 30. I was learning how to write. I had a lot of hard work ahead of me.
I’m trying to get in the habit of, you know, picking up a book and learning how to write my feelings down, not my feelings but my thoughts, about things, and hopefully I’ll moving toward the writing and directing thing soon.
I think that’s the hardest part for an artist is finding their voice and learning how to write, finding what they have to say that is unique.
I really think that reading is just as important as writing when you’re trying to be a writer because it’s the only apprenticeship we have, it’s the only way of learning how to write a story.
I think I’ve just gotten better at learning how to write a song.
Pop songs are not as graceful as they used to be. Performers today haven’t gone through the regimen of learning how to write. And of course, everyone wants to own copyrights. Rap culture is interesting and different and has purpose, but it has a non-romantic view of life and of social feelings. There may be a void in that.
It’s none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.
Reading the word and learning how to write the word so one can later read it are preceded by learning how to write the world, that is having the experience of changing the world and touching the world.