I hope you will enjoy this ever-growing list of quotes about writing. Bookmark it and come back to it often, as I’ll continue to update it for you. Feel free to click on each image and share these quotes on your own blogs. Enjoy!
“I am a writer. I write not only for a living, I write because I am a writer.” ~Gary Jennings
“History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.” ~Winston Churchill
“You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.” ~Jodi Picoult
“Books are uniquely portable magic.” ~Stephen King
“The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.” ~Terry Pratchett
“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” ~Louis L’Amour
“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” ~Stephen King
“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” ~Anne Frank
“If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.” ~Doug Larson
“I get a lot of letters from people. They say: ‘I want to be a writer. What should I do?’ I tell them to stop writing to me and get on with it.” ~Ruth Rendell
“Write. Rewrite. When not writing or rewriting, read. I know of no shortcuts.” ~Larry L. King
“A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the other one.” ~Baltasar Gracián
You might consider syndicating this content on your own blog. If you do, make sure to attribute the original source so neither of us gets dinged on the SEO front. You can do that by including this line at the bottom of the article: This content first appeared on the PPG Publisher’s Blog and has been republished here with permission.