If you can write each day, do it, and meet a quota. Minimum 350 words a day. A baboon can do 350 words a day. Don’t be shown up by a baboon.

Though this be madness, yet there is method in ’t.

If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.

— Stephen King

 

In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.

— Mark Twain

“A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Reading messed with my brain in an unaccountable way. It made me happy; or something.”

— Salvatore Scibona