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Top 60 Quotes About Writing (2024 Update)

Quotes About Writing: “There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.” — Beatrix Potter
Quotes About Writing: “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” — Stephen King
Quotes About Writing: “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
Quotes About Writing: “Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” — Louis L'Amour
Quotes About Writing: “This is how you do it: you sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until its done. It's that easy, and that hard.” — Neil Gaiman
Quotes About Writing: “Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” — Anton Chekhov
Quotes About Writing: “You can make anything by writing.” — C. S. Lewis
Quotes About Writing: “The scariest moment is always just before you start.” — Stephen King
Quotes About Writing: “There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story.” — Frank Herbert
Quotes About Writing: “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” — Stephen King
Quotes About Writing: “Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.” — E. L. Doctorow
Quotes About Writing: “Tears are words that need to be written.” — Paulo Coelho
Quotes About Writing: “I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” — Anne Frank
Quotes About Writing: “Imagination is like a muscle. I found out that the more I wrote, the bigger it got.” — Philip José Farmer
Quotes About Writing: “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” — Philip Pullman
Quotes About Writing: “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” — Ernest Hemingway
Quotes About Writing: “There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” — W. Somerset Maugham
Quotes About Writing: “Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly – they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.” — Aldous Huxley
Quotes About Writing: “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” — Anaïs Nin
Quotes About Writing: “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” — Toni Morrison
Quotes About Writing: “I always start writing with a clean piece of paper and a dirty mind.  ” — Patrick Dennis
Quotes About Writing: “I write to discover what I know.” — Flannery O'Connor
Quotes About Writing: “The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.” — Anaïs Nin
Quotes About Writing: “You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” — Jack London
Quotes About Writing: “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
Quotes About Writing: “A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.” — Thomas Mann
Quotes About Writing: “Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.” — Lloyd Alexander
Quotes About Writing: “The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” — Mark Twain
Quotes About Writing: “Fiction is the truth inside the lie.” — Stephen King
Quotes About Writing: “We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.” — Ernest Hemingway
Quotes About Writing: “Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with 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
Quotes About Writing: “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” — Ernest Hemingway
Quotes About Writing: “No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.  No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” — Robert Frost
Quotes About Writing: “A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar.” — Stephen King
Quotes About Writing: “The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.” — Philip Roth
Quotes About Writing: “One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.” — Jack Kerouac
Quotes About Writing: “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” — Stephen King
Quotes About Writing: “When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, ‘I am going to produce a work of art.’ I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing.” — George Orwell
Quotes About Writing: “Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.” — Virginia Woolf
Quotes About Writing: “I don’t care if a reader hates one of my stories, just as long as he finishes the book.” — Roald Dahl
Quotes About Writing: “You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.” — Saul Bellow
Quotes About Writing: “The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.” — Albert Camus
Quotes About Writing: “Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.” — Virginia Woolf
Quotes About Writing: “Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.” — Neil Gaiman
Quotes About Writing: “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” — Douglas Adams
Quotes About Writing: “You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” — Madeleine L'Engle
Quotes About Writing: “That’s what fiction is for.  It’s for getting at the truth when the truth isn’t sufficient for the truth.” — Tim O'Brien
Quotes About Writing: “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” — Stephen King
Quotes About Writing: “If I had not existed, someone else would have written me, Hemingway, Dostoyevsky, all of us.” — William Faulkner
Quotes About Writing: “Write what you know. That should leave you with a lot of free time.” — Howard Nemerov
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