|Ten Quotations for Writers, and other Creators|
|"If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it."|
~ Toni Morrison
"Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over."
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Writing is an act of generosity. Just turn the 'M' in 'Me' over and make it a 'We'."
-- Annie Dillard
"Great writing happens not through some dark art, but when method meets craft."
-- Jack Hart
"When we are writing, or painting, or composing, we are, during the time of creativity, freed from normal restrictions, and are opened to a wider world, where colors are brighter, sounds are clearer, and people more wondrously complex than we normally realize."
- Madeleine L'Engle
"Genius cannot be taught, but there is a magic to writing that is teachable."
-- Dorothea Brande
"Ernest Hemingway prided himself on revising his work over and over again until he finally fashioned it into what he labeled "a polished, tiny gem."
-- Charles Jacobs
"Discipline is what I do best... If you're a professional writer, you write...You write whether you feel like it, you write whether you've got an idea, you write whether it's Pulitzer Prize material. You just do it, that's it."
-- Erma Bombeck
"When you write about what interests you, you never feel like you're in a rut, because you're writing about what's interesting to you."
-- Ellen Goodman
"The dread of doing a task uses up more time and energy than doing the task itself.
~ Rita Emmett, author of The Procrastinator’s Handbook
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