Writing Quotes to Inspire You

Need some inspiration? Check out some of my favourite writing quotes and then go back to your writing screen!

Quote-Lamott

“Making people believe the unbelievable is no trick; it’s work. … Belief and reader absorption come in the details: An overturned tricycle in the gutter of an abandoned neighborhood can stand for everything.”
—Stephen King

Quote-Rowling

The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.”
—Samuel Johnson

Quote-Erasmus

It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.
– Ernest Hemingway

Stormy weather on a city street

If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.
– Somerset Maugham

Quote-deLint

And finally:

It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.
– C. J. Cherryh

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