3 Quotes – Chuck Palahniuk

Good thoughts for writers – reblogging on Archer’s Aim.

My train of thoughts on...

Chuck_Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk
(Charles Michael “Chuck” Palahniuk)

American novelist, essayist and journalist

born:
February 21, 1962 in Pasco, Washington, USA

http://www.chuckpalahniuk.net/

My best advice for writers is: Have your adventures, make your mistakes, and choose your friends poorly – all these make for great stories.
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The act of writing is a way of tricking yourself into revealing something that you would never consciously put into the world. Sometimes I’m shocked by the deeply personal things I’ve put into books without realizing it.
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The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it, because it’s only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles, wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on.

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