Writing Roots

S5E9 – How Do I Help Authors I Support?

Every book, ever volume you see, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and the soul of those who read it and lived it and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens. – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

S5 Bonus – Battle of the Hosts: Adverbs

The miracle is the adverbs, the way things are done. – Daniel Handler

I believe the road to hell is paved with adverbs, and I will shout it from the rooftops. – Stephen King

S5E4 – Is it Okay if I Write _____?

I had to come to terms with the fact that writing about something was not the moral equivalent of doing it. I would not commit adultery, but I wanted to write a whole book about an affair. I know it sounds simpleminded, but I actually had to have a conversation with myself about this in the beginning, convincing myself that it was alright to depict this affair. – Jonellen Heckler

S5E2 – Am I a Terrible Writer?

Describing your writing as trash while you’re still drafting is like looking at a bag of flour and an egg and saying “My cake tastes like crap.” – Paul Grealish