I thought today that I’d share some of my favorite writing quotes. Enjoy!
A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the world.—Susan Sontag
If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends): “Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?” Chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death.
I’m writing a first draft and reminding myself that I’m simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles.
The business of being a writer is ultimately about asking yourself how alive am I willing to be?—Anne Lamott
If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.—Margaret Atwood
Writers are not here to conform. We are here to challenge. We’re not here to be comfortable—we’re here, really, to shake things up. That’s our job.—Jeanette Winterson
Half of what I write is garbage, but if I don’t write it down, it decomposes in my head.—Jarod Kintz