Break any of these rules sooner than say anything outright barbarous. ~Author unknown Authors are magpies, echoing each other's words and seizing avidly on anything that glitters. ~Norbet Platt It is necessary to write, if the days are not to slip emptily by. ~Terri Guillemets A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end. ~Alexandre Vinet 1797—1847 , Literature. The reporter quoted the police chief as saying that an investigation would be launched soon. But always the rarest, those streaked with azure and the deepest crimson, flutter away beyond my reach.
~Ray Bradbury Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia. Quotes In American English If you are a writer in America, or your audience is primarily American, here are the basic rules of putting quotes within quotes. In the case of services, your scope of work and amount for individual items. If I had always slept properly, I'd never have written a line. ~Sholem Asch The ablest writer is only a gardener first, and then a cook: his tasks are, carefully to select and cultivate his strongest and most nutritive thoughts; and when they are ripe, to dress them, wholesomely, and yet so that they may have a relish.
Be sure you know — and outline — the full extent of the work involved. My question is: what if a book involves interviewing people specifically for their individual stories? Here are the basic rules of putting quotes within quotes in British English. How much easier if you were quoting for the majority of work whilst surveying it? I did find that indenting the right side as well made my quote look better. The information contained in a quote is sometimes limited; for example, it may not disclose which market makers are bidding for or offering the security, whether there are limit orders on the security, or the size of potential trades at a particular price. ~Franz von Dingelstedt, Die Amazone: Novelle, 1869, translated from German by J. What I can't stand is the paperwork.
Not only did he exhibit an irrepressible originality—who else would think of things like this! But he is happy, for the time, Thus bodying forth in simple rhyme. For shears and mucilage, particularly, some writers seem to have an unconquerable aversion. For the Bowie song, I have about 40 out of 267 words which includes whop, whop whop several times! If you need to add a couple of words within a quote to clarify something, put your own words in brackets. Select the Paragraph menu from the list of options. All of these quotations are ones I found by googling the subject of the chapter. ~Catherine Drinker Bowen, Atlantic, December 1957 To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music the words make.
When you want to fasten two bits of paper together, stick the two pieces permanently together with the mucilage-brush. It held that the phrase was protected by copyright. There is no prejudice against the use of paste and shears. ~John Davies of Hereford c. Instead, they may be considered two different dialects of the same tongue, both falling under the larger Finno-Ugric language group. The price quotes exceeded our expectations. ~Terri Guillemets As children, some of us liked magic and fantasy, more than reality.
Teeth go unfilled, bodily ills run unchecked, your idea of bliss is to wake up on Monday morning knowing that you haven't a single engagement for the entire week. This information is general in nature and should not be used as a substitute for the advice of an attorney authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. ~Toni Morrison What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers. ~Terri Guillemets Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space. ~Joseph Joubert 1754—1824 , translated from French by George H.
The important thing is that the first word of your citation be the same as the first word of the work's entry on your works cited page, so the reader can find it easily. What is written should seem a happy accident. Or they might not know or care. Her mother, therefore, was much surprised, when searching in a dark closet, she found a number of little books, made of writing paper, evidently done by a child. Still, you should try to find out as much information as you can, such as the author, the year, or the name of the essay or article. ~Robert Graves The dash of a Pen, is more grievous than the counterbuse of a Lance. The same rule applies here as for shorter quotes -- you'll have to cite the author, year, and page somewhere, whether it's in the introduction or in the body of the quote.
The different uses of single vs. Your 2c would be appreciated. Producing a speedy quote is a chance to showcase how your business will perform if you win the job. ~Harold Ross When you are describing, A shape, or sound, or tint; Don't state the matter plainly, But put it in a hint; And learn to look at all things, With a sort of mental squint. ~Terri Guillemets Sit down, and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But it's more than that, isn't it? Everything doable in life has a zone like this.