5 Interesting Quotes About Short Stories

1-“A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it.”
Edgar Allan Poe
2-“A short story is a love affair; a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.” Lorrie Moore
3-“I believe that the short story is as different a form from the novel as poetry is, and the best stories seem to me to be perhaps closer to poetry than to novels.” Tobias Wolff
4-“When you read a short story, you come out a little more aware and a little more in love with the world around you.” George Saunders
5-“The great thing about a short story is that it doesn’t have to trawl through someone’s whole life; it can come in glancingly from the side.” Emma Donoghue

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5 Inspirational Quotes by Henry Miller on Writing

1-“Work on one thing at a time until finished.”
2-“Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is in hand.”
3-“Work according to a program and not according to mood. Stop at the appointed time!”
4-“Cement a little every day, rather than add new fertilizers.”
5-“When you can’t create you can work.”

Interesting Quotes About Books

5 interesting quotes by the Spanish novelist Carlos Ruiz Zafón about books:

1-“Few things leave a deeper mark on the reader than the first book that finds its way to his heart.”
2-“I was raised among books, making invisible friends with pages that seemed cast from dust and whose smell I carry on my hands to this day.”
3-“In the shop, we buy and sell them, but in truth, books have no owner. Every book you see here has been somebody’s best friend.”
4-“That book taught me that by reading, I could live more intensely. It could give me back the sight I had lost. For that reason alone, a book that didn’t matter to anyone changed my life.”
5-“Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.”

Interesting Quotes About Authors

1- All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives lies a mystery. Writing a book is a long, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand. ~George Orwell
2- A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people. ~Thomas Mann
3- Authors were shy, unsociable creatures, atoning for their lack of social aptitude by inventing their own companions and conversations. ~Agatha Christie
4- A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise. ~Carlos Ruiz Zafón
5- The historian records, but the novelist creates. ~E. M. Forster