Writing Quotes and Sayings

Writing is an extreme privilege but it’s also a gift. It’s a gift to yourself and it’s a gift of giving a story to someone.
Amy Tan

Every time I am alone, a pen and a book are my best friends.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

Look in your heart & write.

Writing is one-third imagination, one-third experience, and one third observation.
William Faulkner

A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination, any two of which, at times any one of which, can supply the lack of the others.
William Faulkner

I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in.
Robert Louis Stevenson

The hard part about writing a novel is finishing it.
Ernest Hemingway

Write with the door closed, rewrite with the door open.
Stephen King

Easy reading is damn hard writing.
– Nathaniel Hawthorne

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
W. Somerset Maugham

A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.
Stephen King

A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.
– Thomas Mann

The road to hell is paved with adverbs.
Stephen King

So what? All writers are lunatics!
– Cornelia Funke

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