15 Quotes That Inspire Me As A Writer

          Here are some quotes that helps me keep my motivation while writing. As a writer, motivation is something I personally crave a lot. I often lose motivation and just stop writing halfway through, so I compiled lists of quotes and advices that I read from time to time from authors that inspire me. I hope these quotes motivate and inspire you, too!

“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” ― Robert Frost

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” ― Toni Morrison

“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” ― Stephen King

“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. There’s no way around these two things that I’m aware of, no shortcut.” ― Stephen King

“A writer is someone who has taught his mind to misbehave.” ― Oscar Wilde

“let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences” ― Sylvia Plath

“For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.” ― Ernest Hemingway

“Don’t be ‘a writer’. Be writing.” ― William Faulkner

“Serious writers write, inspired or not. Over time they discover that routine is a better friend than inspiration.” ― Ralph Keyes

“Writers are desperate people and when they stop being desperate they stop being writers. ― Charles Bukowski

“I read the way a person might swim, to save his or her life. I wrote that way too.” ― Mary Oliver

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” ― Louis L’Amour

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” ― Anton Chekhov

“You can always edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.” ― Jodi Picoult

“You can make anything by writing.” ― C.S. Lewis

How about you? What helps motivate and inspire you in your journey of writing? Share your thoughts!