"There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein."
"You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you."
"Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia."
"Writing became such a process of discovery that I couldn't wait to get to work in the morning: I wanted to know what I was going to say."
"Substitute "damn" every time you're inclined to write "very"; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be."
"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart."