Bulletin Board Notes for Writers

Do not use semi-colons. All they do is show you’ve been to college.
—Kurt Vonnegut

Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.
—Antoine de Saint Exupery

What is the ultimate impulse to write? Because all this is going to vanish. The only thing left will be the prose and poems, the books, what is written down.
—James Salter

It is my experience, with ballplayers and all other human beings, that skill is a gift of God, but that great skill demands perseverance.
—Frank Deford

If you want to write, keep a low overhead.
—Grace Paley

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