Getting struck by lightning

Seeking Inspiration is like seeking being struck by lightning, occasionally one must encourage the lightning a little. Others have said this better than me…

Here then are some quotes on subjects of which I am fond. * may they inspire.

Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers. ~ T. S. Eliot

That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet. ~ Emily Dickinson

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. ~ Plato

We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in. ~ Ernest Hemingway

If you do not hear music in your words, you have put too much thought into your writing and not enough heart. ~ Terry Brooks

If you are in difficulties with a book, try the element of surprise: attack it at an hour when it isn’t expecting it. ~ H.G. Wells

The first draft is you just telling yourself the story. ~ Terry Pratchett

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. ~ William Wordsworth

*This is certainly not just a quick way to fill out a blog post…


About Mark Hayes

Writer A messy, complicated sort of entity. Quantum Pagan. Occasional weregoth Knows where his spoon is, do you? #author #steampunk
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