14 Quotes to Inspire Your Writing

“You can make anything by writing.”- C. S. Lewis

“You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.”- Octavia E. Butler

“In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it.”- Alex Haley

“A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.”- Thomas Carlyle

“There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.”- W. Somerset Maugham

“Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.”- Jorge Luis Borges

“Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don’t feel I should be doing something else.”-  Gloria Steinem

“Writers are not here to conform. We are here to challenge. We’re not here to be comfortable—we’re here, really, to shake things up. That’s our job.” –  Jeanette Winterson

“Every writer I know has trouble writing.”-Joseph Heller

“To write something you have to risk making a fool of yourself.”-Anne Rice

“Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.” – Isaac Asimov

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

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

“If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.”- Margaret Atwood

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