We all need a little inspiration now and again. Here is some that Jennifer Owenby found for us. I particularly like the one by E.L. Doctorow. Thanks Jennifer!
Writing is hard work! When we think we’ve got it figured out an editor or trusted friend lets us know there are still plot holes. Maybe we realize we left out key elements, missed tying up a loose end, or we just put our head on our desk and stay there the rest of the day. Here’s some encouragement, keep writing and don’t give up!
I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose. – Stephen King
Prose is architecture, not interior decoration. – Ernest Hemingway
It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way. – Ernest Hemingway
We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master. —Ernest Hemingway
A word is not the same with one writer as with another. One tears it from his guts. The other pulls it out of his…
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That, indeed, is the magic of good writing.
It can help at times, but I like it when it just flows of it’s own accord! 🙂