10 Quotes on Writing Every Writer Should Take To Heart

A dose of inspiration from prolific and successful authors

Sana Rose
Sana Rose
Apr 13, 2020 · 8 min read
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“All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”

“A word after a word after a word is power.”

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”

“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”

“No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.”

“Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out of the window.”

Always be a poet, even in prose.”

“Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything really good.”

“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”

“The desire to write grows with writing.”

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Sana Rose

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Author, Poet, Physician, Mental Health Counsellor, Mom | Self, Mental Health, Writing, Creativity, Productivity, Parenting, Poetry | www.sanarose.com

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Sana Rose

Author, Poet, Physician, Mental Health Counsellor, Mom | Self, Mental Health, Writing, Creativity, Productivity, Parenting, Poetry | www.sanarose.com

The Book Mechanic

Down-and-dirty growth strategies for commercial writers and creators, with a blue collar work ethic, and a no-nonsense voice.

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