Quotes and snippets from the Greats and beyond

2021-02-20T15:32:07+00:00December 27th, 2021|Wise Words|

“You have to follow your own voice. You have to be yourself when you write. In effect, you have to announce, ‘This is me, this is what I stand for, this is what you get when you read me. I’m doing the best I can—buy me or not—but this is who I am as a writer.” ~ David Morrell

2021-02-20T16:02:12+00:00December 6th, 2021|Wise Words|

“There shall never be another season of silence until women have the same rights men have on this green earth.” Susan B Anthony

2021-02-20T15:50:53+00:00November 29th, 2021|Wise Words|

Your job is to put words on paper. Make them the right ones later - thewritingmanifesto.org

2021-02-20T15:31:11+00:00November 15th, 2021|Wise Words|

“If you wait for inspiration to write you’re not a writer, you’re a waiter.” ~ Dan Poynter.

2021-02-20T16:01:35+00:00October 25th, 2021|Wise Words|

“Mindset separates the best from the rest.” Jo Owen

2021-02-20T15:50:50+00:00October 16th, 2021|Wise Words|

Write honestly. Write fearlessly. Write true. But above all.. WRITE. - thewritingmanifesto.org

2021-02-20T15:29:51+00:00October 4th, 2021|Wise Words|

A writer is a person for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.” ~Thomas Mann

2021-02-20T16:01:08+00:00September 13th, 2021|Wise Words|

“You could certainly say that I’ve never underestimated myself, there’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.” Angela Merkel

2021-02-20T15:50:48+00:00September 6th, 2021|Wise Words|

Write equally when you have no ideas as when you have a hundred - thewritingmanifesto.org

2021-02-20T15:28:50+00:00August 23rd, 2021|Wise Words|

“There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham

2021-02-20T16:00:45+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Wise Words|

“I always get asked, ‘Where do you get your confidence?’ I think people are well meaning, but it’s pretty insulting. Because what it means to me is, ‘You, Mindy Kaling, have all the trappings of a very marginalized person. You’re not skinny, you’re not white, you’re a woman. Why on earth would you feel like you’re worth anything?” Mindy Kaling

2021-02-20T15:50:46+00:00July 26th, 2021|Wise Words|

Don’t dismiss the power of caffeine and headphones to combat writer’s block - thewritingmanifesto.org

2021-02-20T15:27:54+00:00July 12th, 2021|Wise Words|

“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” ~ Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

2021-02-20T16:00:17+00:00June 21st, 2021|Wise Words|

“I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself.” Simone de Beauvoir

2021-02-20T15:50:44+00:00June 14th, 2021|Wise Words|

Trust your inner voice. It’s the better writer - thewritingmanifesto.org

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