"Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go." ~E.L. Doctorow This describes my journey thus far. I am enjoying the continued exploration.
"I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done." ~Stephen Wright
"Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from the writer to the reader" ~ Joseph Joubert
"Find your best time of the day for writing and write. Don’t let anything else interfere. Afterwards it won’t matter to you that the kitchen is a mess." — Esther Freud
"Any man who keeps working is not a failure. He may not be a great writer, but if he applies the old-fashioned virtues of hard, constant labor, he’ll eventually make some kind of career for himself as writer." – Ray Bradbury
"Only by examining our personal biases can we truly grow as artists; only by cultivating empathy can we truly grow as people" ~Jen Knox
“In truly good writing no matter how many times you read it you do not know how it is done. That is because there is a mystery in all great writing and that mystery does not dis-sect out. It continues and it is always valid. Each time you re-read you see or learn something new.” [...]
“All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche I find this to be true on my many hikes through our forest.
"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing" ~ Benjamin Franklin
"I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn." ~Anne Frank