Kurt Vonnegut Quote
“1. Find a subject you care about.
2. Do not ramble, though.
3. Keep it simple.
4. Have the guts to cut.
5. Sound like yourself.
6. Say what you mean to say.
7. Pity the readers.”
As quoted in Science Fictionisms (1995), compiled by William Rotsler - Various interviews
“I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, If this isn't nice, I don't know what is.”
Knowing What's Nice, an essay from In These Times (2003) - Various interviews
Born: November 11, 1922
Died: April 11, 2007 (aged 84)
Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist
Bio: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was a 20th-century American writer. His works such as Cat's Cradle, Slaughterhouse-Five, and Breakfast of Champions blend satire, gallows humor, and science fiction. As a citizen he was a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a critical leftist intellectual.