Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Quote of the day

There are three rules for writing a novel.
Unfortunately no one knows what they are.
~
Somerset Maugham

Courtesy of Jen Holling at The Working Writer.

11 comments:

Sayre said...

I MUST send this to my father. He will love it (as I did!).

Kelly Parra said...

No kidding on the quote! I'm trying to find rules that aren't there every day. =D

Anonymous said...

Apparently We dont NEED no stinkin rules..... ;-)

Happy Wednesday Nienke!

W

Terence said...

Okay, hate to admit it, but I'm guilty of some of those... te he he...

Melissa Marsh said...

Love these!

pepektheassassin said...

There! You see? Now we know more than Somerset Maugham did! :)

Lynn said...

Hi Nienke! I love that quote. It makes me laugh. I've bumped into you before at J. A. Coppinger's blog. I'm just out browsing writer's blogs. I like yours and I wanted to stop in and say hi!

Nienke said...

Thx for the comments, everyone! Pepek: LOL!! Lynn: I've seen you around too. I also enjoy your blog and have added you to my blogroll.

jason evans said...

Those writing rules cracked me up! They're very well done. :D I also like the mysterious three rules of novel writing. hehe.

Tess said...

ROTFL - those are great :-) AND I found another new blog!! Yay :-) Thanks, N!!

Pearl said...

Nice, that's a variation I haven't read before.