Every writer I know has trouble writing.
(May 01, 1923 - December 12, 1999)
The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
(February 27, 1902 - December 20, 1968)
The good writer, the great writer, has what I have called the three S's: the power to see, to sense, and to say. That is, he is perceptive, he is feeling, and he has the power to express in language what he observes and reacts to.
Lawrence Clark Powell
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
(June 28, 1926 - )
The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.
(September 07, 1909 - September 28, 2003)
Those with the greatest awareness have the greatest nightmares.
(October 02, 1869 - January 30, 1948)
A director makes only one movie in his life. Then he breaks it into pieces and makes it again.
(May 15, 1894 - February 13, 1979)
The nerves were there that he didn't realize could come in. You're trying to get a two-timer and that's easier said than done. The way he came out of that double-overtime match with a win -- that's tough to be on top and do that. I can't say enough good things about him.