On Writing

Some words of wisdom and wit from kindred spirits to light our way:

“I never know what I think about something until I read what I’ve written on it.” William Faulkner

“I never read a book before reviewing it; it prejudices one so.” Sydney Smith

“The best fame is a writer’s fame. It’s enough to get a table at a good restaurant, but not enough to get you interrupted when you eat.” Fran Lebowitz

“It takes hard writing to make easy reading.” Robert Louis Stevenson

“A play needs a beginning, a muddle, and an end.” Alexander Woollcott

“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.” Arnold Toynbee

“When you give of yourself, you receive more than you give.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Be steady and well ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.” Gustavo Flaubert

“It’s not by doing the things we like, but by liking the things we do that we can discover life’s blessings.” Goethe

“Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.” Mark Twain

And now, inspired and amused, let’s all 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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