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"If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others:  read a lot, and write a lot."  Stephen King

Stephen King is the master of capturing his audience and using concise detail. A favorite of mine. I hope to write more before I die.

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you write because you need to write, pr because you hope someone will listen or because writing will mend something broken inside you or bring something back to life Joanne Harris

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Beautiful and inspirational thoughts and quotes for writers. Sylvia Plath: "You ask me why I spend my life writing?


"I think every writer stands in the doorway of their prison. The very act of storytelling is a return to the prison of what torments us and keeps us captive, and writers are repeat offenders.

One of my all-time favorite quotes. I love Natalie Goldberg.

"Writers end up writing about their obsessions. Things that haunt them; things they can't forget; stories they carry in their bodies waiting to be released. The end of the world does haunt me.


"The scariest moment is always just before you start." — Stephen King I respectfully disagree. The scariest moment is before you realize that you actually might succeed.

I like to call myself a writer but I don't like to let anyone read my stuff (yet). But *I'm doing the work, I'm baby stepping, I'm not a slacker!  *can you name that movie?  "Don't just start stories; finish them." -original pinner

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It's hell writing and it's hell not writing. The only tolerable state is having just written.

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"When fear creeps up your spine, start writing. Shake if off, word by word, and look at the splinters of fear on the floor, shining like broken glass.