Writerly Wisdom

A cornucopia of writerly musings to delight and inspire us all:

“While writing, the very toil gives pleasure.”

“I have no riches but my thoughts. Yet these are wealth enough for me.”
Sara Teasdale

“Loafing is the most productive part of a writer’s life.”
James Norman Hall

“Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the
eye of one who sees.”

“That’s the best thing about writing, when you’re in that zone.”
Michael Chabon

“The secret of becoming a writer is to write, write, and keep on writing.”
Ken MacLeod

“I went looking for my dreams outside of myself and discovered, it’s
not what the world holds for you, it’s what you bring to it.”
L.M. Montgomery

“Prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well.”
Louisa May Alcott

“Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.”
Henry David Thoreau

“I do not over-intellectualize the production process. I try to keep
it simple: Tell the damned story.”
Tom Clancy

“Keep working. Keep trying. Keep believing. You still might not make it, but at least you gave it your best shot. If you don’t have calluses on your soul, writing isn’t for you. Take up knitting instead.”
David Eddings

“Just now I can feel that little quivering of the pen which has always
foreshadowed the happy delivery of a good book.”
Emile Zola

May one or more of these musings ignite your muse today. Write on!

About karinwritesdangerously

I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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2 Responses to Writerly Wisdom

  1. Nancy Burke says:

    Karen, Loved this! Very inspirational! Thanks and Write On!

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