Writing Quotes

Ten of my favorite writing quotes…

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“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.” – George Orwell

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“I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose.” – Stephen King

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“It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.”
– Robert Benchley

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“I have been successful probably because I have always realized that I knew nothing about writing and have merely tried to tell an interesting story entertainingly.” – Edgar Rice Burroughs

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“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”
– Douglas Adams

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“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

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“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”
– Ray Bradbur

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“If you don’t think there is magic in writing, you probably won’t write anything magical.” – Terry Brooks

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“To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself.” – Anne Rice

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“The secret of good writing is to say an old thing in a new way or to say a new thing in an old way.” – Richard Harding Davis
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