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Don't Let This Never-Ending Winter Get You Down: 20 Motivational Author Quotes

Your Seasonal Affective Disorder may now be chronic, but that doesn’t mean you should quit writing.

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Persistent temperatures below freezing and unrelenting snowfalls have rewilded large swathes of New York City; pictured above, a deer treks through what was formerly referred to as “The Bronx”

It may be a week into spring, but it sure as hell doesn't feel like it. The mercury occasionally rises above freezing, but then plummets back down in a way that almost proves Mother Nature is toying with us, trying to break our spirits' spines on this long, cold, dark winter. It's enough to drive us back to our apartments or keep us frozen in our cubicles, surviving on Seamless orders and surfing Facebook until the end of time. It's enough to make you want to give up on everything.

Fear not; we've collected a list of 20 quotes on productivity from your favorite writers, and they are guaranteed to get you back on track. Even if you're not a writer, these nuggets of advice can be applied to just about anything you're working on, hopefully giving you enough fuel to push through the last leg of this awful season. Godspeed.

"Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work." ― Stephen King

"You can't wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club." — Jack London

"Don't be a writer; be writing." — William Faulkner

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