Best 182 of Writing inspiration quotes - MyQuotes
There are thorny, unfinished chapters being written in our lives all the time. Writing can help us find our way through these challenges.
Folding the laundry, completing another project at work, or watching television for the next hour doesn’t build your writing muscles. It only leaves them flabby.
One author said "I write because I want to live a footprint in the sands of history.” It's hard to live a footprint in the sands of history when giants are passing through the same sands unless you are one of the giants
Writers get ideas all day every day. The FedEx guy delivers a package from Sears and the writer is thinking how it could actually be a ticking time bomb.
Funny isn't it? The power of story. It's why I picked up a pen. I slay monsters, too.
Allowing yourself to make mistakes can ultimately go beyond a writer’s block.
Time spent doing whatever it is you do to escape your daily life would be better spent acquiring a life that needs no escape.
You are lucky to be one of those people who wishes to build sand castles with words, who is willing to create a place where your imagination can wander.
A writer is never alone, he is always with himself
Writing is the neck muscle allowing us to see the important stuff in our periphery.
When I was writing, it was necessary for me to read after I had written. If you kept thinking about it, you would lose the thing you were writing before you could go on with it the next day. It was necessary to get exercise, to be tired in the body, and it was very good to make love with whom you loved. That was better than anything. But afterwards, when you were empty, it was necessary to read in order not to think or worry about your work until you could do it again. I had learned already never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
Every word I write is another stroke that takes me to the shore of a completed book.
I believe you can consider yourself a successful prose writer when the number of words you put on a page each day is equal to, or greater than, the number of milligrams of mind-altering chemicals you ingest in that day. (Note: this rule does not apply to poets who write in the short-form. You, my boys and girls, are free as birds!)
There are some things I would like to say through my writing. It is there in those things where my writing is born, and then breathes on it's own.
...writing allows us to reposition ourselves so we can see what is otherwise in our mental blind spots or those things about oneself and the world that we neither can see nor understand from the spot where we stand.
A good plot is like a well-crafted puzzle. Each piece is vital to the bigger picture, connecting to each other to tell the larger tale.
Being a writer all boils down to this: It's you, in a chair, staring at a page. And you're either going to stay in that chair until words are written, or you're going to give up and walk away. The great writers have to fight for their words. They have to choose to write, choose words over distractions, and their characters over their friends. Great writers can be lonely, exhausted souls. But through our characters, we live.
Rodolfo Martin Vitangcol
The world badly needs a “Great Arranger” putting everything in perfect order, where none shall be seen in wretched hunger, without a health care and decent shelter. Why we can order our homes, not our world? Where are all the leaders and the rich lords? Where the bright ones, the holy ones adored? Is it only God who can fix the world?
You realize you must give in to the muse from afar. You have to heed the inner voice that has come calling.
Advice is often free but context worth a king's ransom
It wasn't until I started writing that I found a whole new appreciation for reading.
Solitary walks are great for getting new ideas. It's like you're in a video game and you pick up idea coins on the way.
A writer is chosen by the universe to be the architect of the next generation.
. . .You are preparing to make it possible to live in the writer’s dream, by learning to market your writing skills, your wonderful books. All it takes is believing in yourself for an instant, believing your power as a storyteller full, completely, absolutely without question. AND, letting go just long enough to create, to break the dam that’s holding you back. Just a little rupture so your energy starts leaking out, and you start learning to quit dwelling on any the thoughts related to your mental roadblocks. . . .
I believe obstacles come as a reminder for writers to remember without conflict there is no story. I am learning to look at life as my teacher in becoming a better writer.
Your first written sentence is the foundation of all of your dreams.
Love and DEATH are two uninvited guests, when they come nobody knows but both do the same work, one takes the HEART and the other one takes its BEATS
They go to Paris to learn how to make bombs and they come back having learned only how to write poetry, which they think is more explosive.
Daily life is always extraordinary when rendered precisely. We can unlock our lives with a pencil tip.
The meaning of your work can’t be summed up by an engagement button on social media.
Oil may run out, liquidity may dry up, but as long as ink flows freely, the next chapter of Life will continue to be written.
A love of writing is far greater than any word count.
Words are the writer's sorcery, our dark arts and our sleight of hand. They're our enchantment and our temptation
The islands looked all the same to me--high cliffs bleached white, pebbled beaches that scratched the underside of our ships with their chalky fingernails.
Writing is an art. A document is your canvas, words are your paint, and a keyboard is your paintbrush.
Words disappear in the air, but writing remains. If you want something to be remembered about you, write it down
Grab a pen and your turf will have no limits.
I could write about how I feel when I sing, write and create something from heartbreak, sorrow, sadness or just simply nothingness. How nothingness can become the most beautiful, unexplainable feeling that makes you forget about gravity for an hour.
Writer’s block is like a full moon behind the rain clouds.
As long you are still living, you can achieve far more than you could ever imagined
You can't have a conversation with your descendants when you are dead, but they can when they are alive; write a book!
The satisfaction I feel from finishing another story is tantamount to, say, crossing the finish line for the career marathoner.
If I can write, who possibly can’t. Even drawing a line in the sand is writing
Lailah Gifty Akita
Write and your experiences with others. Never underestimate your writings. It can bring hope and inspiration to many people.
People speak even after their death. Only do speak those who have recorded their speech in writing before they die, the rest go silent forever
Dear Muse, I was just now standing in balcony and watching the rain drops fall and suddenly I felt this beautiful feeling that you have made my life truly special. How many people can say that they received love from a beautiful and inspiring girl? A girl who writes magically well. A girl who is the utmost cute and charming. A girl who is the fragrance of a million jasmines. A girl who is the tenderness of the rose petals. A girl who is beautiful like a full moon night! Yours sincerely,
A real piece of writing is one in which the writer has tried to enrich not only the book, but also his understanding of the words. The words themselves have to be open to new ideas and suggestions, and the writer himself must have the audacity to attempt new things and to risk failure
You connect yourself to the viewer by by sharing something that is inside of you that connects with something inside of him. All you have as your guide is that you know what moves you.
If writing didn't create emotional risk, then it wouldn't be worth doing.
When I am writing, I am trying to find out who I am, who we are, what we're capable of, how we feel, how we lose and stand up, and go on from darkness into darkness. I'm trying for that. But I'm also trying for the language. I'm trying to see how it can really sound. I really love language. I love it for wate it does for us, how it allows us to explain the pain and the glory, the nuances and delicacies of our existence. And then it allows us to laugh, allows us to show wit. Real wit is shown in language. We need language.