Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.
You are just in the middle of a struggle with words which are really very stubborn things, with a blank page, with the damn thing that you use to write with, a pen or a typewriter, and you forget all about the reader when you are doing that
If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror.
I enjoy the freedom of the blank page.
When I write, the first blank page, or any blank page, means nothing to me. What means something is a page that has been filled with words.
It took me about three years to write About Grace. I wasn't teaching two of those years, so I was working eight-hour days, five days a week. And it would include research and reading - it wasn't just a blank page, laying down words.
Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can. I wish you Happy New Year and diary full of best stories ever written in your life.
For last year's words belong to last year's language And next year's words await another voice.
Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can.
The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.
Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life.
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open.
You can't edit a blank page
You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can't edit a blank page.
Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
You can fix anything but a blank page.
you must not come lightly to the blank page.