Quote Wednesday (Last one of 2016. Words of advice to get you through the holidays.)

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt – Sylvia Plath

If you show someone something you’ve written, you give them a sharpened stake, lie down in your coffin, and say, ‘When you’re ready’ – David Mitchell

The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true – John Steinbeck

Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire – Napoleon Hill

It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it – Anais Nin

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt – Sylvia Plath

You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile – Brian Tracy

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug – Mark Twain

The good parts of a book may be only something a writer is lucky enough to overhear or it may be the wreck of his whole damn life and one is as good as the other – Ernest Hermingway

You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It’s their mistake, not my failing – Richard P Feynman

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