TOP TEN Writing Quotes (1)

TOP TEN Writing Quotes (1)

January 2016

You can make anything by writing.

     –C.S. Lewis

The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.

     –Sylvia Plath

Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation within the reader.  Not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon.

     –E.L. Doctorow


Write a short story every week.  It’s not possible to write 52 bad short stories in a row.

     –Ray Bradbury

Make it dark, make it grim, make it tough, but then, for the love of god, tell a joke.

     –Joss Whedon

I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it.

     –Toni Morrison

Here’s the thing:  the book that will most change your life is the book you write.

     –Seth Godin

Cross out every sentence until you come to one you cannot do without.  That is your beginning.

     –Gary Provost

Write drunk; edit sober.

     –Ernest Hemingway

“It’s impossible,” said Pride.
“It’s risky,” said Experience.
“It’s pointless,” said Reason.
“Give it a try,” whispered the Heart.

     –Unknown

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