10 Inspiring Quotations To Fire Up Your Writing Spirits!

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1. Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly                                                                                                                                               -Franz Kafka 

2. When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done.                                                                      -Stephen King   

3. A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.               
-Richard Bach

4. You learn to write by writing                                                                                               -William Zinsser

5. It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.                                                                                                                                       -Ernest Hemingway

6. Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put on that diet have very pleasant careers.                                                    -Ray Bradbury

7. Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything really good.                                                                                                                                              -William Faulkner

8. A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.                                                                 -Franz Kafka

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

10. The most important thing in writing is to have written. I can always fix a bad page. I can’t fix a blank one.                                                                                                                             -Nora Roberts

 

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