Words On Paper Quotes by Laurell K. Hamilton, Kimberly Willis Holt, Bill Capodagli, Sylvia Plath, Lee Kelly, Alfonso Ribeiro and many others.
I started off like everyone else does, slogging but having a compulsion to put words on paper. I didn’t write or read horror or fantasy, other than children’s fantasy, until I was in my teens
Although I always loved reading and putting words on paper, I never thought about becoming a writer until I was twelve.
If your values are not used as the constitution of your organization, or if they are compromised, they become just words on paper.
How can I tell Bob that my happiness streams from having wrenched a piece out of my life, a piece of hurt and beauty, and transformed it to typewritten words on paper? How can he know I am justifying my life, my keen emotions, my feeling, by turning it into print?
I think if you have the compulsion to write, you’re not going to feel whole until you start putting words on paper.
I enjoy looking at words on paper and visualizing how to make them come to life. As a director, the creative process is really amazing.
There are certain things that words on paper can never make a crime, .. There are certain acts that by sheer common sense are not crimes.
The minute you start putting words on paper you’re eliminating possibilities.
Smart art galleries know it’s not the words on paper but the emotion in the piece that makes clients pull out the credit card or check book. The gallery’s number one concern is will this stuff sell? What your bio, artist’s statement or resume articulates will be of no help if you don’t make art that connects with buyers.
I can see a scene in my head, and when I try to get it down in words on paper, the words are clunky; the scene is not coming across right. So frustrating. And there are days where it keeps flowing. Open the floodgates, and there it is. Pages and pages coming. Where the hell does this all come from? I don’t know.
The hardest part for me during the creation stage is actually putting words on paper that make sense and tell my story the way I see it. I sometimes feel I am slogging through quicksand when I write.
As fascinated as I was by words on paper, it was matched by my fascination with words in people’s mouths. The spoken word. And that is the world of theatre.
It’s natural. I freestyle, meaning that I just rap. I might put words on paper, but I just put a beat on my rap, and go off the top of my head. It’s something I’ve been able to do for a long time.
Putting words on paper regularly is part of the necessary discipline of writing. A journal is a great way to do that.
I can’t point to a moment or incident that made me see that this business, this putting down words on paper, was what I would do for the rest of my lucid life. But apparently, that is my calling.
Until there’s a public commitment, and action to back that commitment, a policy is only words on paper.
No complaining about how hard it is to write, we are all so, so lucky to write, to sit down, inside, and write words on paper. There is no greater freedom, no greater good, nothing that brings more joy.
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