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The difficulty of literature is not to write...

It is a creative challenge to gather words to communicate all that a writer is seeing and feeling for the setting and characters.

Writing Quote by David Sedaris - I started writing one afternoon when I was twenty, and ever since then I have written every day.

Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O'Connor quote on writing


It's hell writing and it's hell not writing. The only tolerable state is having just written.

"The true alchemists do not change lad into gold; they change the world into words." ~William H. Gass, A Temple of Texts

"The true alchemists do not change lad into gold; Gass, A Temple of Texts

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Writers live twice!

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We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night telling itself stories


Quote from Julie Wright. It's a writer's point of view.

Seems like more and more 'modern' writers are failing to heed this great advice...

Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about.


Famous Writers on Writing: My Favourite Inspirational Quotes - Natasha Lester, Author

A writer does not own words any more than a painter owns colors. So let's dispense with this originality fetish. Look, listen, transcribe, and forget about being original.

I love deadlines... #quotes #authors #writers

I love deadlines.

Powers of the author

"The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar and familiar things new.

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. #quotes #authors #writers

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, now surprise in the reader.

Writing - quote by Danielle Orner

Mit verändern: "Writing is a dangerous profession. There is no telling what hole you may rip in society´s carefully woven master narrative.

Writing may or may not be your salvation; it might or might not be your destiny. But that does not matter. What matters right now are the words, one after another. Find the next word. Write it down. Neil Gaiman - Google Search

from Neil Gaiman. One word at a time.