“You only learn to be a better writer by actually writing.” ~ Doris Lessing
So You Want to be a Writer
Chances are, you already are. But you’ll only confirm that by writing. The key is to write every day.
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Inspirational Quotes By Writers Who Know
“If you want to be a writer you just do two things above all others: read a lot, and write a lot.” ~ Stephen King
“The desire to write grows with writing.” ~ Desiderius Erasmus
“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” ~ Louis L’Amour
“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”~ Anton Chekhov
“You can’t think yourself out of a writing block; you have to write yourself out of a thinking block.” ~ John Rogers
“Write like it matters, and it will.” ~ Libba Bray
“Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.” ~ Isaac Asimov
“It’s a very cool thing to be a writer.” ~ Bryan Hutchinson
“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” ~ Mark Twain
“You can make anything by writing.” ~ C.S. Lewis
“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” ~ Richard Bach
“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
“Be courageous and try to write in a way that scares you a little.” ~ Holley Gerth
“All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
“A villain is just victim whose story hasn’t been told.” ~ Chris Colfer
“A drop of ink may make a million think.” ~ Lord Byron
“What doesn’t kill us gives us something new to write about.” ~ Julie Wright
“If I waited for perfection I would never write a word.” ~ Margaret Atwood
For extra inspiration, check out The Book Inside You Waiting To Be Written and Favorite Quotes by Authors, for Authors.
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