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Quotes About Writers Life

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Robert Galbraith
“...writers are a savage breed, Mr. Strike. If you want life-long friendship and selfless camaraderie, join the army and learn to kill. If you want a lifetime of temporary alliances with peers who will glory in your every failure, write novels.”
Robert Galbraith, The Silkworm

Christy  Hall
“Each night, I close my eyes and dream. In the morning, I open my eyes again, but the dreaming doesn't stop.”
Christy Hall, The Little Silkworm

Roman Payne
“The novelist is condemned to wander all his life. Homeless and blind like Oedipus he wanders until death. And so let us protect the novelist and adore him, with pity, honor, and love.”
Roman Payne

Rob Bignell
“Never be afraid to write what you believe. If the message speaks the truth, others will fear your words for you.”
Rob Bignell, Writing Affirmations: A Collection of Positive Messages to Inspire Writers

Christy  Hall
“Growing up, I used to climb out my window onto the roof and look up at the stars. There, in the quiet, I would write stories inside my head.”
Christy Hall, The Little Silkworm

Rainbow Rowell
“There's nothing more intoxicating than creating something from nothing. Creating something from yourself." Professor Piper”
Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl

Alyssa Hubbard
“Writers are creatures of habit, as are humans, but writers aren’t necessarily human, are they?”
Alyssa Hubbard

Christy  Hall
“I've never been high. Writing is my drug of choice. You don't ever have to come down from that kind of high, I tell ya. And, best part is, it's free.”
Christy Hall, The Little Silkworm

Christy  Hall
“The defining lines of reality have always been a bit blurred for me.”
Christy Hall, The Little Silkworm

Christy  Hall
“I have written until I fell asleep with my computer on my lap. That can't be normal.”
Christy Hall, The Little Silkworm

Carla H Krueger
“Day after day, week after week; writing great fiction takes time, emotion, skill and effort.”
Carla H Krueger

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Writing help us to express our thoughts, to share experiences, to think, to love, to inspire, to motivate, to challenge, to liberate, to learn, to hope, to smile and to wonder.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Howard Jacobson
“I took the route favoured by all worldly failures and became a spiritual success.”
Howard Jacobson

Christy  Hall
“If I were to be honest, I'm probably fifty percent bagel. Okay, fine, sixty percent.”
Christy Hall, The Little Silkworm

Jenn E.
“There are times you wake up in the middle of the night, fingers hit the keyboard and you allow words to flow. That is a writer.”
Jenn E., My Funny Valentine

Christy  Hall
“Q: Best part about being a musical theatre book writer?
A: Explaining what that is.”
Christy Hall, The Little Silkworm

A.K. Kuykendall
“The word 'NO' is the best motivation there is for the storyteller in you.”
A.K. Kuykendall

A.K. Kuykendall
“My fingers burn behind the keys of my typewriter, the lettering fading with every thoughtful strike. The many words I write I dare not stall; my mind perpetually alert for my magnum opus call.”
A.K. Kuykendall

Siri Hustvedt
“Crippled and crazy, we hobble toward the finish line, pen in hand.”
Siri Hustvedt, The Sorrows of an American

Juliet M. Sampson
“Let you light shine from the inside out.”
Juliet M. Sampson

Day Parker
“I before E except after C. Weird?
By rebelling against the rules the word itself denotes its very meaning: of strange or extraordinary character, odd, fantastic.
I think all writers are weird.”
Day Parker

Christopher Bram
“Imaginative writers often project their own monsters and meanings on basic facts.”
Christopher Bram, Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America

“When Tito was born, I was writing my fifth novel.

That was how I saw my future: living in Venice and jumping from novel to novel.

Tito's birth changed all that.”
Diogo Mainardi, The Fall: A Father's Memoir in 424 Steps

Ernest Hemingway
“If you brought up Joyce twice, you would not be invited back.”
Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

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