Quotes That’ll Fuel Your Passion and Excitement For Writing

"Imagination is like a muscle. I found out that the more I wrote, the bigger it got."

Philip José Farmer

"I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it."

Toni Morrison

“Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.”

Sue Monk Kidd

"Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.”

John Steinbeck

"My words sound better coming from my hands than from my mouth."

Unknown

"We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect."

Anaïs Nin

"I'm writing a first draft and reminding myself that I'm simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles."

Shannon Hale

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

Ernest Hemingway

"A word after a word after a word is power."

Margaret Atwood