Words of Wisdom 3

Words of wisdom from writers a little more famous than myself… Part of a very occasional continuing series of posts with writers quotes about the craft… And because I find myself in need of inspirational quotes as I launch myself into another editing phase on Hannibal Smyth…

“Never underestimate the intelligence of your audience.” ~Jon Scieszka

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

“Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way.” ~Ray Bradbury

“If I waited for perfection, I would never write.” ~Margret Atwood

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“A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.” ~Franz Kafka

“People think that stories are shaped by people. In fact, it’s the other way around.” ~Terry Pratchett

“The first draft of anything is shit.” ~Ernest Hemmingway


“Inspiration does exist, but it must find your working.” ~Pablo Picasso

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

And finally, because it always makes me smile…

“It’s okay. Writers should be strange.” ~Sally McLean


Earlier posts on writer quotes…   words of wisdom  further words of wisdom 


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