Cool & Famous Quotes - Writing Quotes from the World's famous Authors

Writing Quotes from the World's famous Authors

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Here are some Writing Quotes from famous authors like Hemingway, Stephen King, and J.K. Rowling and others, will give you the inspiration you need to get started

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.

Sylvia Plath

Perhaps I write for no one. Perhaps for the same person children are writing for when they scrawl their names in the snow.

Margaret Atwood

The author must keep his mouth shut when his work starts to speak.

Friedrich Nietzsche

If I do not write to empty my mind, I go mad.

George Gordon Byron

Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it's always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.

Neil Gaiman

Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.

Virginia Woolf

A good story is always more dazzling than a broken piece of truth.

Diane Setterfield

I stand in the mist and cry, thinking of myself standing in the mist and crying, and wondering if I will ever be able to use this experience in a book.

Erica Jong

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

For it would seem - her case proved it - that we write, not with the fingers, but with the whole person. The nerve which controls the pen winds itself about every fibre of our being, threads the heart, pierces the liver.

Virginia Woolf

All I need is a sheet of paperand something to write with, and thenI can turn the world upside down.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The funny thing about writing is that whether you're doing well or doing it poorly, it looks the exact same. That's actually one of the main ways that writing is different from ballet dancing.

John Green

Make it dark, make it grim, make it tough, but then, for the love of God, tell a joke.

Joss Whedon

A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.

Virginia Woolf

Don’t give people what they want, give them what they need.

Joss Whedon

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