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Quotes About Writing

Harrison Shepherd, in one of his notebooks transcribed by stenographer Violet Brown (The Lacuna, by Barbara Kingsolver), said it best: 

Accumulating words is a charlatan’s career. 

Quotes About Writing

“Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.” 


— Barbara Kingsolver

Quotes About Writing

Run fast, stand still.  This, the lesson from lizards.  For all writers.  Ray Bradbury  Zen in the Art of Writing: Releasing the Creative Genius Within You

Quotes About Writing

If you are not afraid of the voices inside you, you will not fear the critics outside you.  Natalie Goldberg – Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within (Shambhala Library).

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