30 awful analogies

As Abraham Lincoln once said, “The problem with the internet is that you can’t always rely on it’s accuracy.” The awful analogies below are widely attributed to quotes taken from…

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17 quotes about writing

Easy reading is damned hard writing. Nathaniel Hawthorne …I have this one nasty habit. Makes me hard to live with. I write… Robert A. Heinlein Those who write clearly have…

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Why is English spelling so weird?

A 4:03 distraction from your writing … Now get back to work!

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Cheer up!

Some humourous quotes about writing …   I wrote a few children’s books. Not on purpose. Steven Wright If Moses were alive today he’d come down from the mountain with…

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Ah, so that’s what they mean!

Ever wondered what those editorial quotes on the backs of books are all about? Here’s a quick guide: a real tear-jerker writing so bad it makes you cry a writer…

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The key to success …

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Quotes: Robert Heinlein

Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.  Robert Heinlein .

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The secret’s out …

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Rejection slips

We’ve all had ’em. Even the greats. Schadenfreude perhaps, but it’s cheering to see just how wrong publishers can be at times …     Jorge Luis Borges ‘utterly untranslatable’…

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So you don’t like Shakespeare …

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