“When a thing has been said and well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.” — Anatole France, French novelist and poet
In Writing: 2100 Quotations, you will find quotations from more than 700 writers. Like any good book, you will find it interesting, one with which you can spend an hour at a sitting and enjoy the time. If you are looking for entertainment, you will find it in the pages here.
If you want instruction and inspiration, you also will find them. The quotations are arranged in a logical order, chapter by chapter, and then within each chapter they are grouped according to subject matter.
Enjoy this book. In fact, carry it around with you — for, as P.J. O’Rourke, the political essayist, advises, “Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.”
Includes quotations on the following topics:
2 The Writing Profession
3 The Writing Process
5 Genres of Writing
6 Editors and Critics