Asking a writer what he thinks about criticism is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs. ~ John Osborne
Writer’s block is a disease for which there is no cure, only respite. ~Terri Guillemets
You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you. And we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.
The act of putting pen to paper encourages pause for thought, this in turn makes us think more deeply about life, which helps us regain our equilibrium. ~Norbet Platt
I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork. ~Peter De Vries
The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. ~ Anaïs Nin
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T. S. Eliot
My purpose is to entertain myself first and other people secondly.
-John D. MacDonald
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. ~Ray Bradbury