10 Great Quotes About Writing

  • Writing is the best way to talk without being interrupted. 
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  • Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Benjamin Franklin
  • I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
 Douglas Adams
  • I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter. James Michener
  • There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed. Ernest Hemingway
  • I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done. Steven Wright
  • Substitute ‘Damn’ every time you’re inclined to use ‘very’; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. Mark Twain
  • I try to leave out the parts that people skip. Elmore Leonard
  • The wastebasket is a writer’s best friend. Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • Easy reading is damn hard writing. Nathaniel Hawthorne

What is your favorite quote about writing?

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