Smoking quietly, however, is allowed.
author who writes works in ten parts
When I wrote The Midnight Hour, a story in 10 parts, I was a decadist!
“… The Book is more important than your plans for it. You have to go with what works for The Book ~ if your ideas appear hollow or forced when they are put on paper, chop them, erase them, pulverise them and start again. Don’t whine when things are not going your way, because they are going the right way for The Book, which is more important. The show must go on, and so must The Book.”
― E.A. Bucchianeri
“Being a fiction writer is really like being an actor, because if you’re going to write convincingly it has to sound right and play right. The only way that works is to emotionally and technically act out and see the scene you’re in.”
“A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead.”
― Graham Greene,
I don ‘t know who said this, but it is definitely worth saying a couple times over! And then saying again.