To write well, express yourself like common people, but think like a wise man. Or, think as wise men do, but speak as the common people do.
A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
The need to express oneself in writing springs from a mal-adjustment to life, or from an inner conflict which the adolescent (or the grown man) cannot resolve in action. Those to ...
Four basic premises of writing: clarity, brevity, simplicity, and humanity.