Great quotes from the masters. Thoreau had a great way of describing how you need to write when you feel inspired. What are your interpretations of these sayings? Share your thoughts.

“A book is simply the container of an idea—like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.”
Angela Carter

“When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people, not characters. A character is a caricature.”
Ernest Hemingway

“Write while the heat is in you. … The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.”
—Henry David Thoreau