Eudora Alice Welty was an award-winning American author who wrote short stories and novels about the American South. Her book The Optimist's Daughter won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973 and she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous awards. She was the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America.
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A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.
Indeed, learning to write may be part of learning to read.
For all I know, writing comes out of a superior devotion to reading.
Never think you've seen the last of anything.
Beware of a man with manners.
Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.
A sheltered life can be a daring life as well. For all serious daring starts from within.
Writers and travelers are mesmerized alike by knowing of their destinations.
Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life.
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming of themselves like grass.
To imagine yourself inside another person.
.. is what a storywriter does in every piece of work; it is his first step, and his last too, I suppose.
Writing fiction has developed in me an abiding respect for the unknown in a human lifetime and a sense of where to look for the threads, how to follow, how to connect, find in the thick of the tangle what clear line persists.
The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.