Let’s start with nuggets of writerly wisdom for a productive writing year… Double ration, shorter and sweeter! Happy New Year!!
Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on
– Louis L’Amour
When I sit down at my writing desk, time seems to vanish. I think it’s a wonderful way to spend one’s life.
– Erica Jong
Get it down. Take chances, It may be bad, but the the only way you can do anything really good.
– William Faulkner
Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly in whatever is in hand.
– Henry Miller
Most people go through life using up half their energy trying to protect a dignity they never had
― Raymond Chandler
There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.
– Beatrix Potter
Go to the edge of the cliff and jump off. Build your wings on the way down.
– Ray Bradbury
You want to be a writer? A writer is someone who writes every day – so start writing.
– Shonda Rhimes
Write what you know. Write what you want to know more about. Write what you’re afraid to write about.
– Cec Murphy
You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great.
– Les Brown
You don’t find time to write. You make time.
– Nora Roberts