My favourite quotes on writing;

Here is a short list of some very motivating and empowering thoughts on writing. I am always on the lookout for these nuggets of wisdom and inspiration so please go ahead and share some of your own favourites in the comments section.

The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe. Gustave Flaubert

Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer. Barbara Kingsolver

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. Elbert Hubbard

When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing. Enrique Jardiel Poncela

“I only write when I am inspired. Fortunately I am inspired at 9 o’clock every morning.” ~William Faulkner

“If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.” ~Margaret Atwood

If there’s a book you really want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it. Toni Morrison

On plenty of days the writer can write three or four pages, and on plenty of other days he concludes he must throw them away. Annie Dillard


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