I loved this post by Kerri. Enjoy!

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You know I loves me some quotes, so here are ten I heart on writing. Maybe they’ll inspire you while you’re writing/revising/editing/drafting too. Hope your day is filled with tons of creative things, and maybe even some unicorns…

…or at least some springtime flowers.

Ten quotes for writers:

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

2.) “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.” ― Stephen King

3.) “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.” ― Ernest Hemingway

4.) “When writing a novel, that’s pretty much entirely what life turns into: ‘House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day.” ― Neil Gaiman

5.) “No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No…

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  1. Leo Rostenfamed screenwriter, author, and humorist has written a slew of writing quotes.

    ” Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense. ”

    ” Every writer is a narcissist. This does not mean that he is vain; it only means that he is hopelessly self-absorbed. ”

    And this gem, my personal favorite:

    “A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate. Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood. The writer wants to be understood much more than he wants to be respected or praised or even loved. And that perhaps, is what makes him different from others.”

    1. Wow. Spot on. I can relate to each of these 100%. re 2… there are days when I would far rather just stay inside my own head than come and do real life. And the one about being understood? ABSOLUTELY! Ty for passing these on.

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