These writing quotes from published authors show how they share your joy and angst in being a writer. Use these gems of wisdom to inspire, inform and most of all, to motivate you to write each day. Through daily practice, your genius is revealed. In other words, just keep on writing.
As a published author myself, I know these words ring true. Read them,
make them your own and above all, get started writing your first book.
~ Laura Ramirez
"Writers, like teeth, are divided into incisors and grinders."
Quotes on Writing
"We talked about our voices as writers--how they are strong and brave but how as people we are wimps. This is what creates our craziness. The chasm between the great love we feel for the world when we sit and write about it and the disregard we give it in our own human lives."
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"The story arises in the unconscious."
"What is The Subconscious to every other man, in its creative
aspect becomes, for writers, The Muse."
"One writes out of one thing only--one's own experience. Everything
depends on how relentlessly one forces from the experience the
last drop, sweet or bitter, it can possibly give."
"It is a paradox of creativity that the very way to move beyond the
conventional stage [of writing] is not to try harder, but to take a
seeming step backward: to reawaken and cultivate in ourselves
some of the ways we had of perceiving and expressing when we
~Gabrielle Lusser Rico~
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Quotes on Writing
"The best antidote to writer's block is ... to write."
~Henriette Anne Klauser~
"The good writer seems to be writing about himself, but has his eye always on that thread of the Universe which runs through himself and all things."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~
"Wait until you are hungry to say something, until there is an aching in you to speak."
"It is by sitting down to write every morning that one becomes a writer."
I write to discover what I think.