I like writing books. I'd rather be at home with my wife. I can write, take a break, come out, have a glass of tea, give my wife a kiss, and go back in and write some more. It's not so bad. I am really lucky.— Gene Wilder
Tremendous Bad Writing quotations
Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.
Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.
I think segregation is bad, I think it's wrong, it's immoral.
I'd fight against it with every breath in my body, but you don't need to sit next to a white person to learn how to read and write. The NAACP needs to say that.
The world is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of our suffering.
Write a short story every week. It's not possible to write 52 bad short stories in a row.
I have terrible handwriting. I now say it's a learning disability... but a nun who was a very troubled woman hit me over the fingers with a ruler because my writing was so bad.
My advice to would-be young authors is to read a lot, write a lot, and not worry about creating a finished product. Keeping a journal is not a bad idea either.
Think 'Game of Thrones.' In the old days, this sort of show might be considered bad writing. It doesn't really seem to be moving toward a crisis or climax, it has no true protagonist, and it's structured less like a TV show or a movie than a soap opera.
A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it.
Good English, well spoken and well written will open more doors than a college degree... Bad English will slam doors you don't even know exist.
What do you know about me, given that I believe in secrecy? .
.. If I stick where I am, if I don't travel around, like anyone else I make my inner journeys that I can only measure by my emotions, and express very obliquely and circuitously in what I write. ... Arguments from one's own privileged experience are bad and reactionary arguments.
Let me tell you how the story ends, where the good guys die and the bad guys win. It doesn't matter how many friend you make, but the graffite they write on your grave.
An author, whether good or bad, or between both, is an animal whom every body is privileged to attack: for though all are not able to write books, all conceive themselves able to judge them.
It is not a bad idea to get in the habit of writing down one's thoughts.
It saves one having to bother anyone else with them.
Nothing is poorer than a truth expressed as it was thought.
Committed to writing in such cases, it is not even a bad photograph. Truth wants to be startled abruptly, at one stroke, from her self-immersion, whether by uproar, music or cries for help.
God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny.
You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. You can't edit a blank page.
Writing is for men who can think and feel, not mindless sensation seekers out of nightclubs and bars. But these are bad times. We are condemned to work with upstarts, clowns who no doubt got their training in a circus and then turned to journalism as the appropriate place to display their tricks.
Youths write me and tell me that their band will go nowhere because of all the bad bands in the world. I tell them there has always been awful music and that no great band ever wasted any time complaining, they just got it done. Their ropey ranting is just a way to get out of the hard work of making music that will do some lasting damage.
I'm just somebody who tries to write things that entertain people.
And if I can do it in a way that makes them prefer to emulate the good guy than the bad guy, I'm happy.
We haven't been on the same page in years.
It is what it is. Sometimes that match burns out. So, no, I don't feel bad about it. It's good. I'm grateful for everything we have done throughout our careers and if there's nothing else to put out, then there's nothing to put out. I'm constantly writing and working. It doesn't stop there.
If you write one story, it may be bad; if you write a hundred, you have the odds in your favor.
I have come from France more firmly convinced than ever that Negros should write Negro music. We have our own racial feeling and if we try to copy whites we will make bad copies…We won France by playing music which was ours and not a pale imitation of others, and if we are to develop in America we must develop along our own lines.
Bad writing is not easier than good writing.
It's just as hard to make a toilet seat as it is a castle window. Only the view is different.
Writing has such a power for expressionEven when you can’t talk with no one else in the whole world you can talk to your paper. Your feelings whether good, bad or indifferent. We call it despojo in Spanish, which means to be able to get rid of all this agony, weight inside of you. It brings clarity.
I could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
Once upon a time, people identified the god Neptune as the source of storms at sea. Today we call these storms hurricanes.... The only people who still call hurricanes acts of God are the people who write insurance forms.
I had lots of time to read [being a lawyer] what I hadn't read in my school and college days. Being a bad student I barely passed my exams and I barely bothered about books. It was sports all the time. I started reading and got involved in literature and writing. The few cases I handled gave me the material for my early short stories.
Bad writing is bad not just because the language is humdrum, but the quality of the observation is so poor.
I grew up in a community where it was not the exception to be a good girl.
It was sort of expected. And all of my friends were good girls too, and my boyfriends were good boys. Everybody was pretty nice. And that affects how I write my characters. There aren't very many bad guys in my novels.
Being a real writer means being able to do the work on a bad day.
It takes writing a billion bad words before you get to the good ones.
She drinks pints of coffee and writes little observations and ideas for stories with her best fountain pen on the linen-white pages of expensive notebooks. Sometimes, when it's going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationery.
I don't believe in writer's block. There are good days when you're writing and less good days. I've learned that if it's not happening to walk away and return later. I doodle a lot and often get my best ideas with a pencil in my hand while I'm doodling. The problem is, sometimes I lose my doodles and that's bad!