Creative Quotations from . . .
Robert Stone
(1937-____) born on
21-Aug
US author. "He is best known for "A Hall of Mirrors," 1967 and "Children of Light," 1986."
         
   
F
"I start early in the morning. I'm usually out in the woods with the dog as soon as it gets light; then I drink a whole lot of tea and start as early as I can, and I go as long as I can."

R
"I am trying - in a good cause - to crowd people out of their own minds and occupy their space. I want them to stop being themselves for the moment, I want them to stop thinking, and I want to occupy their heads."
A
"One is improvising when one writes, and you pick up in the same way a musician starts to improvise and detect the inner structure of what he's playing - that's the way it works in the writing of a novel. You pick up the beat."
N
"I write a very rough first draft of every chapter, then I rewrite every chapter. I try to get it down in the first rewrite, but some chapters I can't get quite right the third time. There are some I go over and over and over again."
K
"One doesn't consider style, because style is."
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990."
R: "In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990."
A: "In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990."
N: "In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990."
K: "In "W.O.W. - Writers on Writing," by Jon Winokur, 1990."
   



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