“Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from the writer to the reader.” – Joseph Joubert
“The difference between the almost right word and the right work is really a large matter—it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” ~ Mark Twain
“I think writer’s block is simply the dread that you are going to write something horrible. But as a writer, I believe that if you sit down at the keys long enough, sooner or later something will come out.” ~ Roy Blount, Jr.
“Write what you know. Write what you want to know more about. Write what you’re afraid to write about.” ~ Cec Murphy
“Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver