Inspirational quotes to help find your writing motivation

If you are still yet to find your motivation mojo for the new year when it comes to your content writing, online presence and raising your profile, can I share some of the quotes I use as mantras that often help me?

Repeat: “2015, I am ready for you”.

Let’s do this!

“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.”
~ William Faulkner

“Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up.”
~ Jane Yolen

“It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.”
~ Ernest Hemingway

“If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.”
~ Somerset Maugham

“It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.”
~ CJ Cherryh

“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”
~ Douglas Adams

“Words are a lens to focus one’s mind.”
~ Ayn Rand

“Half my life is an act of revision.”
~ John Irving

“I went for years not finishing anything. Because, of course, when you finish something you can be judged.”
~ Erica Jong

“Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.”
~ Barbara Kingsolver

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

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