Writing Advice (From Other Writers)

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).

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