Quotes About Writers

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  • I can and do proudly over-romanticize. After all, I am a poet.
  • Don't write everything down. Keep some thoughts for yourself.
  • Writers block is when the voices in your head stop talking to you.
  • The worst thing you write is better than the best thing you don't write.
  • Better write for yourself and have no public than write for the public and have no self.
  • Talking about writing won't get a book written, you've got to write.
  • If you want to write emotionally, first be unemotional.
  • Growing up is over-rated. Just be an author.
  • A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
  • Writing is as close as we get to keeping a hold on our memories.
  • The scariest moment is just before you start writing.
  • A good writer evokes sensations in the reader.
  • To be the kind of writer you want to be, you must first be the kind of thinker you want to be.
  • To survive I must tell stories.
  • If you want to be a writer you must read a lot and write a lot.
  • The secret to be coming a writer is to write and keep on writing.
  • Three words for writers: Make me care.
  • If the noun is good and the verb is strong you almost never need an adjective.
  • The quality of a writers life is written in his words.
  • There is no limit to the number of stories.
  • Writers often write about their imaginary friends.
  • Goals with writing are dreams with deadlines.
  • A one-page breakthrough can start an avalanche.
  • A writer is before anything else, a person who is passionate about language.
  • A writer is a dreamer by nature.
  • A good writer is one who has the ability to engage you.
  • Ask me how I feel about writing and I'll ask you how you feel about breathing.
  • The writers worst enemy is self-doubt.
  • When I want to read a novel, I write one.
  • If a book is well written I always find it too short.
  • Writing is not hard. You just sit at the computer and put one word after the other until it's done.
  • You have to write a book that wants to be written.
  • If the book you're writing is too difficult for grown-ups then maybe write it for children.
  • Writers write to influence their readers.
  • If you can quit, quit. If you can't you're a writer.
  • Just write. If it's good you'll find out. If it's not - throw it out and start again.
  • The greatest authors were great readers, and the ones who understood the books they read.
  • Treat all your secondary characters like they think the book is about them.
  • One of the things that draws writers to writing is that they can get things right in life that they got wrong before.
  • Writers block is only a failure of the ego.
  • Please do not annoy the writer he could put you in a story and destroy you!
  • Even easy reading is still hard writing.
  • The best stories don't come from good v's bad but from good v's good.
  • You lay the words out and they dig a path for you to follow.
  • Writing is the most difficult and most rewarding job I ever had.
  • The greatest pleasure of writing is re-reading and feeling satisfied.
  • Writing is both talent and acquired skill.
  • Authors make great pen-pals.
  • You risk a fierce reply if you make a complaint to a writer in writing.
  • Because I've already written it all down, I don't feel the need to say much about my feelings.
  • Every little thing I write tells you a little thing about me.
  • If I was a novelist I'd write a book showing you what would have happened if you made a different choice.
  • One paragraph can tell a whole life story when necessary.
  • All though a writer sits silently there's a party of thoughts within.
  • A profit from the arrangement of words on a page. How simple for a poet.
  • I am paid for sharing my imagination in text.
  • Writing. Because how else can you profit from sharing emotions?
  • You are right to Write, alright!
  • No matter how good a writer you are you always need to rely on the spell checker.
  • Every writer has some of their best work rejected.
  • There is nothing quite as romantic as poem that spills with love.
  • Take away my pen and I still have stories to tell.
  • Borrowed  from Hubpages.com at https://hubpages.com/literature/Quotes-For-Writers-And-Quotes-About-Writing


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answered May 4, 2017 by Dolphins are so cute
Those are really good quotes.

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