These inspiring quotes from other writers popped up on my Facebook feed the other day and they’re so encouraging that I wanted to share. Writers, be encouraged!
“Until you understand why you write, you’ll have a hard time figuring out who you are as a writer.” ~ JAMES GRIPPANDO
“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” ~ STEPHEN KING
“Believe in your idea. Full stop.” ~ TED BOTHA
“The first 8 drafts are terrible.” ~ MALCOLM GLADWELL
“You have to simply love writing, and you have to remind yourself often that you love it.” ~ SUSAN ORLEAN
“Be true to yourself and to the culture you were born into. Tell your story as only you can tell it.” ~ WILLIAM ZINSSER
“Nothing you write, if you hope to be any good, will ever come out as you first hoped.” ~ LILLIAN HELLMAN
“The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” ~ STEPHEN KING
“You have to protect your writing time. You have to protect it to the death.” ~ WILLIAM GOLDMAN
(The original website for all the above citations can be found: here).