„If you own this story you get to write the ending.“

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„If you don't like my story, write your own“

—  Chinua Achebe, livro Things Fall Apart

Variante: If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Fonte: Things Fall Apart

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„When you write a short story … you had better know the ending first.“

—  Isaac Asimov American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, known for his works of science fiction and popular … 1920 - 1992

The Casebook of the Black Widowers (1980), p. 177
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Contexto: When you write a short story... you had better know the ending first. The end of a story is only the end to the reader. To the writer, it's the beginning. If you don't know exactly where you're going every minute you're writing, you'll never get there — or anywhere.

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„You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.“

—  Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

Variante: You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should've behaved better.
Fonte: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

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„When you write you tell yourself a story. When you rewrite you take out everything that is NOT the story.“

—  Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Variante: When you write a story, you’re telling yourself the story,” he said. “When you rewrite, your main job is taking out all the things that are not the story.
Fonte: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

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„So I guess the first thing I would say is: you need to write a story that, unlike my story, has a beginning, a middle and an end. Also the beginning shouldn't involve hating foxes and the end shouldn't involve no one liking you.“

—  John Green American author and vlogger 1977

John on a story he wrote when he was in elementary school Nov. 26th: Writing Advice (And Notes on Surnameless Tiffany) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Gf69J1Go98&feature=channel
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„If you can't write a decent short story because of the cold, write something else. Write anything.“

—  William Saroyan American writer 1908 - 1981

The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze (1934), A Cold Day
Contexto: If you can't write a decent short story because of the cold, write something else. Write anything. Write a long letter to somebody.

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„Because some stories end, but old stories go on, and you gotta dance to the music if you want to stay ahead“

—  Terry Pratchett, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents

Fonte: The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents

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„You are the Hero of your own Story.“

—  Joseph Campbell American mythologist, writer and lecturer 1904 - 1987

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