Friday, August 15, 2008

Quoth The Hemingway

"In going where you have to go, and doing what you have to do, and seeing what you have to see, you dull and blunt the instrument you write with. But I would rather have it bent and dull and know I had to put it on the grindstone again and hammer it into shape and put a whetstone to it, and know I had something to write about, than to have it bright and shining and nothing to say, or smooth and well-oiled in the closet, but unused."

– Ernest Hemingway

From the Creative Screenwriting Weekly Newsletter

Speaking of writing quotes, go check out Joesphine Damian's blog of writing quotes, Quote It Write. It's the mother lode!


Madam Z said...

I'm so glad you commented on my blog, because that helped me discover yours!

Regarding Hemingway, thanks for that quote. It is truly inspirational.

Cormac Brown said...

Madam Z,

Please to remeet your acquaintence. That Hemingway quote is truly inspirational and it has helped me focus this weekend.