Bulletin Board Notes About Writing

Delay is natural to a writer. He is like a surfer—he bides his time, waits for the perfect wave.
—E. B. White

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

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

Here we write well when we expose frauds and hypocrites. We are great at counting warts and blemishes and weighing feet of clay. In expressing love, we belong among the underdeveloped countries.
—Saul Bellow

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