"The definition of an artist is someone that creates something then stares at it until they hate it." ~U_P_G_R_A_Y_E_D_D on Reddit (Not sure of original attribution.)
By the time I was fourteen the nail in my wall would no longer support the weight of the rejection slips impaled upon it. I replaced the nail with a spike and went on writing. ~Stephen King
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money. ~Moliere
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. ~Ernest Hemingway
The art of writing is the art of applying the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair. ~Mary Heaton Vorse
It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous. ~Robert Benchley
“The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.” ~Philip Roth
“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.” ~George Orwell
“Write. Rewrite. When not writing or rewriting, read. I know of no shortcuts.” ~Larry L. King, WD
“Just write every day of your life. Read intensely. Then see what happens. Most of my friends who are put on that diet have very pleasant careers.” ~Ray Bradbury, WD
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