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Quotes on Writing…

Hi everyone!

Here’s a few quotes that really inspire me to write:

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”                                                                                                                                           -Maya Angelou, from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”                                                                                                                                            -Ernest Hemingway

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
-Stephen King

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”                                                                                                                -Toni Morrison

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.”
-Lloyd Alexander

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.”
-Mark Twain, The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.”
-Anaïs Nin

“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.”
-Robert Frost

“Fiction is the truth inside the lie.”
-Stephen King

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
-Anton Chekhov

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”
-Louis L’Amour

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”
-Anne Frank

“The scariest moment is always just before you start.”
-Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

Go write something!

~Nadette

(Quotes found on <http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/writing?page=1&gt;)

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