Here are some fun writing quotes:
If you start with a bang, you won’t end with a whimper.
T. S. Eliot
I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose.
Tension is wonderful for making people laugh.
There is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the lines of the Mafia. –Kurt Vonnegut
A story isn’t about a moment in time, a story is about the moment in time.
–W. D. Wetherell
If the sex scene doesn’t make you want to do it – whatever it is they’re doing – it hasn’t been written right. –Sloan Wilson
It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way. –Ernest Hemingway
Don’t fear making a mistake; fear failing to learn and move forward. — Pilip Humbert
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Books aren’t written, they’re rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn’t quite done it…
You can take for granted that people know more or less what a street, a shop, a beach, a sky, an oak tree look like. Tell them what makes this one different. –Neil Gaiman
The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof shit detector.
The exit is usually where the entrance was. –Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
The two most engaging powers of an author are, to make new things familiar, and familiar things new. — Samuel Johnson
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. –Herman Melville
Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don’t see any. –Orson Scott Card
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. –Jack London
The task of a writer consists in being able to make something out of an idea. –Thomas Mann