„Read a lot, listen well and deeply, and write a lot. […] If you read good books, when you write, good books will come out of you.“

—  Natalie Goldberg, buch Writing Down the Bones

Essay, "Listening". p.59
Writing Down the Bones (1986)

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Natalie Goldberg
amerikanische Schriftstellerin und Schreiblehrerin 1948

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„If you read a lot of books, you're considered well-read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you're not considered well-viewed.“

—  Lily Tomlin American actress, comedian, writer, and producer 1939

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„She reads a lot of books. Good things, books.“

—  Thorne Smith an American writer of humorous supernatural fantasy fiction 1892 - 1934

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„If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.“

—  Roald Dahl British novelist, short story writer, poet, fighter pilot and screenwriter 1916 - 1990

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„F. Shaw: As prolific as you are, how long did it take you to research and write this book?
A. Axelrod: Well over a year. I do my research for one book while I write another—that way I get to read as well as write.“

—  Alan Axelrod American historian 1952

Alan Axelrod in an interview with Frank R. Shaw, Aug 23, 2007 http://www.electricscotland.com/familytree/frank/axelrod.htm.

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„…I had a lot of different reasons for writing the book but at its core was the desire to write for black teenage girls growing up reading books they were absent from. That was my experience as a child. Children of Blood and Bone is a chance to address that. To say you are seen.“

—  Tomi Adeyemi American author 1993

On her primary motivation to write Children of Blood and Bone in “Tomi Adeyemi: ‘We need a black girl fantasy book every month’” https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/mar/10/tomi-adeyemi-interview-children-of-blood-and-bone-sarah-hughes in The Guardian (2018 Mar 10)

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„Reading good books ruins you for enjoying bad books.“

—  Annie Barrows, buch The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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„If you want to read a perfect book there is only one way: write it.“

—  Ambrose Bierce American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist 1842 - 1914

Quelle: Epigrams, p. 353

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„If you would be a good reader, read; if a writer, write.“

—  Epictetus philosopher from Ancient Greece 50 - 138

Book II, ch. 18.
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