Quote: James Michener on Writing and Tangling with Human Emotions

Human Emotions - James Michener - Swirl and Swing of Words

James Michener was an American novelist and short story writer.  He wrote epic and detailed works of fiction which have been classified as fictional documentaries.  Through his writing, he made foreign environments accessible to Americans.

In 1948, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Tales of the South Pacific, a short story collection that also inspired a Broadway classic.

On writing, Michener said:

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Quote: Junot Diaz on Writing and Perseverance

Junot Diaz - Amazing Talent Perseverance - Writing Quote

Junot Diaz is an award-winning writer who was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey.  In 2008, he won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award for his novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.  He is currently a creative writing professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

On writing and perseverance, he says:

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Quote: William Makepeace Thackeray on Writing and Familiar Things

Writing Quote - Familiar and New

William Makepeace Thackeray was an English novelist known for his satirical works.  Vanity Fair, which was one of his most popular novels, was the first novel published under his name.  He published Vanity Fair in serial monthly parts, a method used by Charles Dickens.  Other notable works include With the Luck of Barry Lyndon and Pendennis. He also wrote travel books such as The Paris Sketch Book and From Cornhill to Grand Cairo.

On writing, he said:

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