Here's some more great quotes for you. Enjoy!
If you tell me, it's an essay. If you show me, it's a story.
- Barbara Greene
A kid is a guy I never wrote down to. He's interested in what I say if I make it interesting.
- Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss)
When a writer talks about his work, he's talking about a love affair.
- Alfred Kazin
The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon.
- Robert Cormier
I discovered that rejections are not altogether a bad thing. They teach a writer to rely on his own judgment and to say in his heart of hearts, 'To hell with you.'
- Saul Bellow
Half my life is an act of revision
- John Irving
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart...
- William Wordsworth
Technique alone is never enough. You have to have passion. Technique alone is just an embroidered potholder.
- Raymond Chandler
Every writer I know has trouble writing.
- Joseph Heller
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I’d type a little faster.
- Isaac Asimov
Real seriousness in regard to writing is one of two absolute necessities. The other, unfortunately, is talent.
- Ernest Hemingway
Writing is the hardest way of earning a living, with the possible exception of wrestling alligators.
- Olin Miller
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Once the grammar has been learned, writing is simply talking on paper and in time learning what not to say.
- Beryl Bainbridge