Quote by Frank Ocean : “I like the quiet it ta”

I like the quiet it takes to pursue an idea the way I pursued ‘Hamilton,’ but I couldn’t write a book, because there’s no applause at the end of writing a book.

Quote by Morgan Wallen : “I took a few months of”

I took a few months off after my senior year was over, and I prayed and tried to figure out what was my plan and my purpose. That’s how I started writing songs and playing guitar just to get my feelings out.

Quote by Leonard Cohen : “There are some people “

There are some people who come to me for some illumination on their problems. I guess they feel I’m writing about some of the things they themselves are going through. But I don’t usually have much help to give – there isn’t much you can say to someone in the midst of their own crises.

Quote by Alicia Keys : “The writing process, t”

The writing process, the way I go about it is I do whatever the beat feels like, whatever the beat is telling me to do. Usually when the beat comes on, I think of a hook or the subject I want to rap about almost instantly. Within four, eight bars of it playing I’m just […]

Quote by David Mamet : “Writing a novel is an “

Writing a novel is an incredibly free experience. One puts one’s self in a narrative mode. You can go off in any direction – the past, the future, or go laterally, or include one’s own beliefs. It’s total freedom.

Quote by Paul McCartney : “And the nice thing abo”

And the nice thing about writing a novel is you take your time, you sit with the character sometimes nine years, you look very deeply at a situation, unlike in real life when we just kind of snap something out.

Quote by Sandra Cisneros : “In the business world,”

In the business world, I did fairly well, but wasn’t happy. A bout of sciatica put me flat on my back. All I could do was read, listen to my mother’s stories about the Sandovals, and daydream: a return to self. My writing career had begun.

Quote by John Irving : “The Fourth Hand’ was a”

The Fourth Hand’ was a novel that came from twenty years of screenwriting concurrently with whatever novel I’m writing.

Quote by Taylor Swift : “For me, ‘risky’ is rev”

For me, ‘risky’ is revealing what really happened in my life through music. Risky is writing confessional songs and telling the true story about a person with enough details so everyone knows who that person is.

Quote by Robert H. Schuller : “God flourished my mini”

God flourished my ministry and my career of creative thinking, communicating and writing back 50 years.