Quotes by typewriter
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A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It's a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and bite the end of the pen and walk on the typewriter keys.
American writer 1891-1980
After all, most writing is done away from the typewriter, away from the desk. I'd say it occurs in the quiet, silent moments, while you're walking or shaving or playing a game, or whatever, or even talking to someone you're not vitally interested in.
American poet 1902-1971
Here is a pen and here is a pencil, here's a typewriter, here's a stencil, here's a list of today's appointments, and all the flies in all the ointments, the daily woes that a man endures - take them, George, they're yours!
American movie director and actor 1935 -
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Nigerian-born British novelist 1944-2017
I always value my large kitchen because it was better to do everything there, you wash up, you do everything, rather than messing up another room and I pop my typewriter just next to it. So I still write now but I was doing more writing when the children were younger.
American playwright 1911-1983
I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success.
American Essayist 1934-
I'm totally in control of this tiny, tiny world right there at the typewriter.Source: A Book of Common Prayer (1977)
American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
The biggest obstacle to professional writing is the necessity for changing a typewriter ribbon.
American writer 1899-1961
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
American author of gothic fiction 1941-
There may be writing groups where people meet but it's occasional. You really do it all at your own computer or your own typewriter by yourself.
American Novelist 1933-
When I have a first draft, I have a floor under my feet that I can walk on. Then, especially with the help of the computer, rewriting is so easy to do with the computer, much easier than it used to be with the typewriter. So the books go through numerous drafts.
American author 1945-
When I sit at that typewriter, I have to be frightened of what I'm trying to do. I'm frightened by my own belief that I can actually get a story down on paper.
British novelist 1949-
When success happens to an English writer, he acquires a new typewriter. When success happens to an American writer, he acquires a new life.
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