Marilyn Chin

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"I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I'm afraid of." - Joss Whedon

I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I'm afraid of.

"I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn." - Anne Frank

"I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.

"Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs." - Pearl Strachan Hurd

"Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs.

"And above all, watch with glittering eyes, the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it. - Roald Dahl

"And above all, watch with glittering eyes, the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.

"Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it's the only way you can do anything really good." - William Faulkner.

Take chances. It may be bad, but it's the only way you can do anything really good.

Keep writing and you will find your voice. - The Salonniere's Apartments

Keep writing and you will find your voice. - The Salonniere's Apartments

"Fairytales are more than true not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." - Neil Gaiman

"Fairytales are more than true not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.

Beth Revis on writing, failure, perspective and persistence.

Beth Revis on writing, failure, perspective and persistence.

"Every writer I know has trouble writing." - Joseph Heller

"Every writer I know has trouble writing.

"You only learn to be a better writer by actually writing." - Doris Lessing

"You only learn to be a better writer by actually writing.