Quotes and snippets from the Greats and beyond

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

2021-02-20T15:27:15+00:00May 31st, 2021|Wise Words|

“I only write when I’m inspired, so I see to it that I’m inspired every morning at nine o’clock.” ~ Peter De Vries

2021-02-20T15:59:48+00:00May 10th, 2021|Wise Words|

“Don’t waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions; go over, under, through, and opinions will change organically when you’re the boss. Or they won’t. Who cares? Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.” Tina Fey

2021-02-20T15:47:31+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Wise Words|

Either writing is a priority or it ceases to exist - thewritingmanifesto.org

2021-02-20T15:26:37+00:00April 19th, 2021|Wise Words|

“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” ~ Richard Bach

2021-06-10T16:15:21+00:00March 29th, 2021|Wise Words|

“I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes.” Toni Morrison

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