15 Author Quotes to Inspire Your Writing

November 18, 2019 (Last Updated January 25, 2020)

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“Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything. … It’s the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it’s a cactus.” —Enid Bagnold

“I do not over-intellectualise the production process. I try to keep it simple: Tell the damned story.” —Tom Clancy, WD

 

 “A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.” - E.B. White

“Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up.” – Jane Yolen