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10 wonderful quotes about being a writer #amwriting #writer #writerslife

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“You fail only if you stop.”

~ Ray Bradbury


“This is what separates artists from ordinary people: the belief, deep in our hearts, that if we build our castles well enough, somehow the ocean won’t wash them away.”

~ Anne Lamott


“Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities, and have them relate to other characters living with him.”

~ Mel Brooks


“Most people carry their demons around with them, buried down deep inside. Writers wrestle their demons to the surface, fling them out onto the page, then call them characters.”

~ C.K. Webb


“The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in.”

~Henry Green


“Which of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the…

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: http://jeanneowens.weebly.com. You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

5 thoughts on “10 wonderful quotes about being a writer #amwriting #writer #writerslife

  1. I love this, it’s so motivating and thought provoking. Excellent!

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  2. “…if we build our castles well enough, somehow the ocean won’t wash them away.”

    Like

  3. These are wonderful quotes and inspiring to a writer like myself. You recently began to follow my site, IGo.news, I post often. I suggest you set your delivery schedule to receive updates once daily as I don’t want to overwhelm you with truth.
    Thanks again and I look forward to reading more of your material.

    Theron
    IGo.news

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