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    Quotes for Creative Writers

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    Quotes for Creative Writers

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    Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer.

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    “The prime function of the children's book writer is to write a book that is so absorbing, exciting, funny, fast and beautiful that the child will fall in love with it..." ― Roald Dahl, British novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot.

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    POEM: “When I sleepwalk into your room, and pick you up, and hold you up in the moonlight, you cling to me hard, as if clinging could save us. I think you think I will never die, I think I exude to you the permanence of smoke or stars, even as my broken arms heal themselves around you.” ABOUT: Galway Kinnell (February 1, 1927 – October 28, 2014) was an American poet. For his 1982 Selected Poems he won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

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    Another free infographic with a week's worth of inspirational quotes for creative writers. You can add your own info. to the bottom where it says "Brought to you by..."

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    A week's worth of writing quotes to inspire and motivate creative writers, poets, and freelance writers. Feel free to use as your own and add your own information at the bottom of the graphic where it says: "Brought to you by." - Brian Scott

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      Phyllis Wright

      Before I begin the writing process I have a personality change. I am irritable, moody and want to be alone. When conception is positive I am energized, I feel "fire within." I feel life-- and ready to sit down at the computer. Oh yes kiss my husband and break out a bottle of Champagne.

    A week's worth of quotes to inspire creative writers and freelance writers. Feel free to re-distribute. I also have a custom version that allows you to add your own text to the bottom. Go to my blog, creativegenius101...

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    A Week's Worth of Quotes for Writers (Part 2) - 7 daily quotes to inspire creative writers and freelance writers. Add your own information at the end of this infographic. - Designed by Brian Scott, www.FreelanceWrit...

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    10 motivational quotes to inspire yourself today.

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    Oscar Wilde, the famous Irish poet of the 1800s, was a master of the epigram. Here are my favorite. To learn about the epigram, read my article at www.freelancewrit... - Brian Scott

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    Creative writing quotes from Stephen King, some based on his memoir, "On Writing." Read my article at creativegenius101...

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    Lemony Snicket is a pen name of American novelist Daniel Handler (born February 28, 1970). Snicket is the author of several children's biographies.

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    A quote from Christ Baty, a freelance writer "A novel rough draft is like bread dough...

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    7 Candid Quotes About Freelance Writing from Freelance Writers - inspirational advice on freelance writing as a living. (Double-Click on image for full-screen view). Designed by Brian Scott, www.FreelanceWrit...

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    Don DeLillo (born Nov. 1936) is an American essayist, novelist, playwright, and short story writer. (Double-click on image for larger size)

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    Henry Graham Greene (Oct. 1904 - Apr. 1991) was an English writer, playwright and literary critic. His works explore the ambivalent moral and political issues of the modern world. (Double-click on image for larger size).

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    Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932 - February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist and short story writer. Plath is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for her two published collections: The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel. Designed by Brian Scott, creativegenius101...

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    Martin Luther King Jr. quote to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. "I have a dream..." speech

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    Quotes on achieving success in both your career and in life. Designed by Brian Scott, www.FreelanceWrit...

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    Maya Angelou is an American author and poet. She has published six autobiographies, five books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years. (Designed by Brian Scott, www.FreelanceWrit...)

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    21 Quotes on how to spot opportunities in hard work. Designed by Brian Scott, www.FreelanceWrit...

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    Literary Device: the Metaphor (Designed by Brian Scott, FreelanceWriting.com)

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    A week's worth of motivational quotes to help you survive your week.

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    • Jeanne Nooney
      Jeanne Nooney

      Nice site. Sweet quotes. Great advice. Encouraging stuff. THANK YOU!!!

    Cordelia Caroline Sherman (born 1951, Tokyo, Japan), known professionally as Delia Sherman, is a fantasy writer and editor. Her novel The Porcelain Dove won the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award. ** Click on picture to enlarge (Designed by Brian Scott, FreelanceWriting.com)

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    Jane Hyatt Yolen is an American author and editor of almost 300 books. These include folklore, fantasy, science fiction, and children's books. ** Double click on image to view full size. (Designed by Brian Scott, www.FreelanceWrit...)

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    Natalie Goldberg (born 1948) is an American author. She is best known for a series of books which explore writing as Zen practice. ** Double click on image to enlarge it. (Designed by Brian Scott, www.FreelanceWrit...)

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    • Jeanne Nooney
      Jeanne Nooney

      Natalie Goldberg's Writing Down the Bones is one of my all-time favorite writing books. I will have to get a hold of Wild Mind.