NaNoWriMo Is Coming: 10 Quotes For Writers
Yeah, sure, it's almost Halloween, but for the budding writer/masochist, it's time to start gearing up for National Novel Writing Month. Hey, you can outline ahead of time! But seriously the countdown is on: get inspired.
1. Practical advice:
When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature." -- Ernest Hemingway
2. Food for thought:
"We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect." -- Anaïs Nin
3. You're pretty smart, you got this.
"Good writing is like a windowpane." --George Orwell
5. Someone had to say it:
"Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia." -- E.L. Doctorow
6. Hear hear!
"If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." -- Toni Morrison
7. For you perfectionists:
8. We have to acknowledge the #struggle:
"Easy reading is damn hard writing." -- Nathaniel Hawthorne
9. Isn't this at least half of what NaNoWriMo is??
"It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly." -- - C. J. Cherryh