Thought I would do something a little different today. So instead of a writing tutorial or advice, I have pulled together a collection of inspiring and amusing quotes from writers.
How many of these are relatable to you?
“The only writer to whom you should compare yourself is the writer you were yesterday” ~David Schlosser
“The pen is mightier than the sword… if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp” ~Terry Pratchett
“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass” ~Anton Chekhov
“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people” ~Thomas Mann
“A true piece of writing is a dangerous thing, it can change your life” ~Tobias Wolff
“Writers aren’t exactly people, they are a whole bunch of people, trying to be one person” ~F Scott Fitzgerald
“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit” ~Richard Bach
“It is perfectly okay to write garbage, as long as you edit brilliantly” ~C J Cherryh
“Writers see the world differently. Every voice we hear, every face we see, every hand we touch could become story fabric” ~Buffy Andrews
“If you want to be a writer you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot” ~Stephen King
“If you wait for inspiration to write, you are not a writer, you are a waiter” ~Dan Poynter
“Assume the reader knows nothing, but don’t assume the reader is stupid” ~Ann Handley
“A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper” ~E B White
“Every writer I know has trouble writing” ~Joseph Heller