Monday Motivation

Need a little Monday morning motivation to get your fingers flying and WIP’s whipped into shape this week? Here’s some great words of wisdom from literary pros who know a thing or two:

It is our choices… that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – J.K. Rowling

The scariest moment is always just before you start.” -Stephen King

You can fix anything but a blank page.” -Nora Roberts

You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.” -Jack London

Don’t be a writer; be writing.” -William Faulkner

You don’t write because you want to say something. You write because you have something to say.” -William Faulkner

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise for the writer, no surprise for the reader.” -Robert Frost

A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? 4. Is this image fresh enough to have an effort? And he will probably ask himself two more: 1. Could I put it more shortly? Have I said anything that is avoidably ugly?” -George Orwell

And finally, one of my favorites…

Monday Motivation: Inspiring Quotes for Writers

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About Laura Bowers

Laura is a writer, runner, reader, runDisney addict, blogger/vlogger at Write, Run, Rejoice and Joyful Miles, mom of two college boys, excellent chili maker, and obsessive list keeper. She clearly likes run-on sentences and adverbs. She also still thinks Spice World was an awesome movie and feels no shame about that.
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