Quotes to write by

“Curiouser and curiouser!”—Alice

The Mad Hatter’s writing view: “If this isn’t happening in your story from the get go, you’re in big trouble!”

“Speak English! I don’t know the meaning of half those long words, and I don’t believe you do either!” —The Eaglet

The White Rabbit writing interpretation: “Don’t be so fancy shmancy say what you mean and mean what you say.”

“Off with her head!” —The Queen

The Mad hatter’s writing view: “When it come to conflict and your characters, the worse it gets for them the better. You need to put your characters up a tree and throw rocks at them.”

”Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves.” —The Duchess

The White Rabbit’s Writing Interpretation: “Show, don’t tell. Give your reader a sensual experience. What do things taste like, smell like, look like, feel like…”

”Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” —The King

The Mad Hatter’s writing view: “I think this one speaks for itself. I mean, you wouldn’t begin in the middle and write to the beginning, then begin at the end and write to the middle…well, maybe you would but it all sounds much to confusing to me and, oh my, I’m late


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