20 Inspirational Writing Quotes

20 Inspirational Writing Quotes

  1. “If you wait for inspiration to write you’re not a writer, you’re a waiter.” Dan Poynter.
  2. “You might not write well every day, but you can always edit a bad page. you can’t edit a blank page.” Jodi Picoult.
  3. “If a story is in you, it has got to come out.” William Faulkner.
  4. “You fail only if you stop writing.” Ray Bradbury.
  5. “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” William Wordsworth.
  6. “Be courageous and try to write in a way that scares you a little.” Holley Gerth.
  7. “We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.” Ernest Hemingway.
  8. “Words are our most inexhaustible source of magic.” J. K. Rowling.
  9. “A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist.”  Vladimir Nabokov.
  10. “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” Stephen King.
  11. “A book is a dream you hold in your hand.” Neil Gaiman.
  12. “The writer is by nature a dreamer— a conscious dreamer.” Carson McCullers.
  13. “Step into a scene and let it drip from your fingertips.” M. J. Bush.
  14. “The only writer to whom you should compare yourself is the writer you were yesterday.” David Schlosser.
  15. “Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.” Ray Bradbury. 
  16. “You’re a reader as well as a writer, so write what you’d want to read.” Cassandra Clare.
  17. “Promise me you’ll always remember: Your braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” A. A. Milne. 
  18. ” A writer never has a vacation. For a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about writing.” Eugene Ionesco.
  19. “You don’t write because you want to say something. You write because you have something to say.” F. Scott Fitzgerald.
  20. “I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.” Joss Whedon.

Have a great week!

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