Music, I find, gets you out of a trap [when screenwriting], because it speaks to your emotions directly, it’s an abstract thing, it’s not concerned with plot or story. And so music really helps - often I’ll listen to the music and just write anything, just to get through.
If you find yourself insulted by someone’s reaction to your work. Just use it as fuel, just like every other writer who ever lived.
Brian Koppelman (via davidjwest)
A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar.
Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
Two hours of writing fiction leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours he has been in a different place with totally different people.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.