Remember: when people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong.” ~ Neil Gaiman.
Be daring, take on anything. Don’t labor over little cameo works in which every word is to be perfect. Technique holds a reader from sentence to sentence, but only content will stay in his mind.” ~ Joyce Carol Oates.
Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
“Wait, wait, wait, wait. Don’t try to write through it, to force it. Many do, but that won’t work. Just wait, it will come.” ~ Toni Morrison
“You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.” ~ Jack London
The first draft of everything is sh**.” ~ Ernest Hemingway.
If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham.
It’s doubtful that anyone with an Internet connection at his workplace is writing good fiction.” ~ Jonathan Franzen
The artist must bow to the monster of his own imagination.” ~ Richard Wright
Write from the heart and your writing will always be soulful. Diane Mae Robinson