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More Writing Quotes

  1. 1. “ Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing anything else.” ~Gloria Steinem
  2. 2. “ Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space.” ~Orson Scott Card
  3. 3. “ I write to correct life’s unfairness.” ~Verandah Porche
  4. 4. “ A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer.” ~Karl Kraus
  5. 5. “ Memory believes before knowing remembers.” ~William Faulkner
  6. 6. “ Easy reading is damn hard writing.” ~Nathaniel Hawthorne
  7. 7. “ Inch by inch, the words surprised me.” ~W. Kennedy
  8. 8. “ To me the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the inner music the words make.” ~Truman Capote, 1967
  9. 9. “ When I write, ideas w ander around in my mind looking for something to do.” ~S.E. Hinton
  10. 10. “ Every writer I know has trouble writing.” ~Joseph Heller
  11. 11. “ Time to a writer is like play dough in the hands of a toddler.” ~Barry Lane
  12. 12. “ A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the other one.” ~Baltasar Gracian
  13. 13. “ If there is a book you really want to read but you can’t find it, sit down and write it.” ~Toni Morrison
  14. 14. On writing…. “I try to leave out the parts that people skip.” ~Elmore Leonard
  15. 15. “ I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.” ~James Michener
  16. 16. “ Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” ~Anton Chekhov
  17. 17. “ Putting pen to paper encourages pause for thought making us think more deeply even if our writing is thrown away.” ~Norbet Platt
  18. 18. “ The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” ~Mark Twain
  19. 19. “ When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.” ~Enrique Jardiel Poncela
  20. 20. “ You write to communicate what’s burning inside you. You edit to let the fire show through the smoke.” ~Author Unknown

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