Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Quotations to Kick Start the New Year

Happy New Year!
Do you need a kick start? I sure do. Here's some thoughts from various writers for inspiration.

Which is your favorite?
Have you heard any of them before?

The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof crap detector.
--Ernest Hemingway

If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.
--Stephen King

I believe more in the scissors than in the pencil.
--Truman Capote

Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
--Scott Adams

The road to hell is paved with adverbs.
--Stephen King

If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind, give it more thought.
--Dennis Roth

I love being a writer. What I can't stand is the paperwork.
--Peter De Vries

I try to leave out the parts that people skip.
--Elmore Leonard

The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon.
--Robert Cromier

Happy Writing in 2013! ; )