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On opening sentences: “If in the first chapter a hurricane is going to blow down an oak tree which falls through the kitchen roof, there's no need to first describe the kitchen.”
— James Thayer, Author Magazine
I'm not against writing for the sheer joy of it. Without a plan or prior thought, you'll sometimes end up with a rough draft worth revising.
— Elizabeth Lyon, Manuscript Makeover
There is no substitute for being a reader of the genre in which you are writing, and for reading in other genres for contrast and inspiration.
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