My Favourite Writing Quotes

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing" – Benjamin Franklin


"We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better"- J.K.Rowling


"Remember: Plot is no more than footprints left in the snow after your characters have run by on their way to incredible destinations" - Ray Bradbury


"The art of writing is discovering what you believe" – Gustave Flaubert


"Good writing is like a window pane" – George Orwell


"Logic will get you from A to B, imagination will take you everywhere." - Albert Einstein


"Writing to me is simply thinking through my fingers" – Isaac Asimov


"The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before" – Neil Gaiman


"The thing about good writing is it has a music to it" – Lauren Graham


We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master” -  Ernest Hemingway


If I had not existed, someone else would have written me, Hemingway, Dostoyevsky, all of us" - William Faulkner


 "There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you." Beatrix Potter


"All a writer needs is talent and ink" - J.K.Rowling


"We’re past the age of heroes and hero kings. … Most of our lives are basically mundane and dull, and it’s up to the writer to find ways to make them interesting” - John Updike


"Writers live twice" – Natalie Goldberg


"We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect" - Anaïs Nin


"If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it" - Toni Morrison


"There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place."  J.K.Rowling


"You can make anything by writing" -C.S. Lewis


"A word after a word after a word is power" - Margaret Attwood


"To survive, you must tell stories" - Umberto Eco


"Sometimes I wonder if I’m a character being written or if I’m writing myself" – Marilyn Manson


"Blessed are the book givers for they are the flame that shines into the past and lights the way towards the future" - Unknown