Writers On Writing


Here’s a collection of inspiring, Pinterest-worthy, illustrated quotes on writing by writers. I add to these periodically.

Scott Adams Quote“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” ~Scott Adams

Quote in Clouds“Writing is both mask and unveiling.” ~E.B. White

Francene Prose Quote“All the elements of good writing depend on the writer’s skill in choosing one word instead of another.” ~ Francine Prose

Ezra Pound Quote“Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.” ~Ezra Pound

Quote by Mark Twain“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” ~Mark Twain

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Flannery O'Connor Quote“Everywhere I go I’m asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle enough of them.” ~Flannery O’Connor

Byron on Writing“Words are things, and a small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.” ~Lord Byron

Quote by F Scott Fitzgerald“The reason one writes isn’t the fact he wants to say something. He writes because he has something to say.” ~F. Scott Fitzgerald


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Brian WaskoBrian is the founder and president of WriteAtHome.com. One of his passions is to teach young people how to write better.View all posts by Brian Wasko

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