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    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.

    4. Into?

    "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

    10. If Hemingway says so... / Via

    (Buy the print at Etsy!)

    I mean, hey, IT'S HEMINGWAY.

    Cheers! Happy writing!

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