A Writer S Quotes


I'm thought to be a tough writer, but I'm really a softie. V S Naipaul

I learned from ? Hemingway that you could be a ? writer and get away with it. Hunter S Thompson

If a writer doesn't generate hostility, he is dead. V S Naipaul

There are few punishments too severe for a popular novel writer, S. S. Van Dine

A writer has a difficult fate, but a Jewish writer has an especially difficult fate. His soul is torn; he lives on two streets with three languages. It is a misfortune to live on this sort of 'border,' and that is what I have experienced. S Ansky

Any writer who gives a reader a pleasurable experience is doing every other writer a favor because it will make the reader want to read other books. I am all for it. S E Hinton

He [Samuel Beckett] is great, a very great writer. Any modern writer is bound to be influenced by [James] Joyce. Of course, by Beckett as well. William S Burroughs

As things stand now, I am going to be a writer. I'm not sure that I'm going to be a good one or even a self-supporting one, but until the dark thumb of fate presses me to the dust and says "you are nothing," I will be a writer. Hunter S Thompson

Reading a newspaper is like reading someone's letters, as opposed to a biography or a history. The writer really does not know what will happen. A novelist needs to feel what that is like. A S Byatt

It is indeed difficult to make a living as a writer, and my advice to anyone contemplating a literary career is to have some other trade. William S Burroughs

Think of this - that the writer wrote alone, and the reader read alone, and they were alone with each other. A S Byatt

I would say that, apart from being a writer, I have also always been very conscious of the idea of a 'world elsewhere'. Quentin S. Crisp

Oh, son, I wish you hadn't become a scenario writer! she sniffled. Aw, now, Moms, I comforted her, it's no worse than playing the piano in a call house. S J Perelman

Jack Kerouac influenced me quite a bit as a writer... in the Arab sense that the enemy of my enemy was my friend. Hunter S Thompson

My publisher, who was so good as a taster and editor, when she became a writer, lo and behold, it was all this feminine tosh. V S Naipaul

When I came into consciousness as a writer when I was in my early 20s, I just assumed that a writer did - a poet writer did everything all at once. I would write poetry, and while writing poetry I would also write work in the world - if I could get into the world. W. S. Di Piero

The consciousness-expanding drugs - the hallucinogens, such as cannabis, mescaline, LSD, Psylocybin - I think are useful to a writer up to a certain point. That is, they open psychic areas that would not otherwise be available to the writer. But I feel that once these areas have been opened and the writer has reached them, he is able to get back there in the future without the drug. William S Burroughs

It's very important to feel foreign. I was born in England, but when I'm being a writer, everyone in England is foreign to me. V S Pritchett

Kerouac and I are not real at all. The only thing about a writer is that he has written, and not his so-called life. 'And we (will) all die and the stars will go out, one after another.' William S Burroughs

The dubious privilege of a freelance writer is he's given the freedom to starve anywhere. S J Perelman



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