Welcome to another installment of Ten Quote Tuesday! If your creative juices have trouble flowing today, then read these quotes and writing prompts to nudge awake the sleeping muse. If there is a particular quote you enjoyed, let us all know with your comments below.
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“I learned to write by writing.” -Neil Gaiman
“Writing is revision. All prose responds to work.” -Tracy Kidder
“A short story must have a single mood, and every sentence must build towards it.” -Edgar Allan Poe
“The conscious mind is the editor, and the subconscious mind is the writer.” -Steve Martin
“Nothing is new except arrangement.” -Will Durant
“Teach yourself to work in uncertainty.” -Bernard Malamud
“Writing is putting one’s obsessions in order.” -Jean Grenier
“Writing is the hardest work in the world not involving heavy lifting.” -Pete Hamill
“The only pictures worth making are the ones that are playing with fire.” -Billy Wilder
“Go to the edge of the cliff and jump off. Build your wings on the way down.” -Ray Bradbury
- An avalanche erupts in an unlikely place.
- Include all of these elements into one scene: wallflower, elephant, affection, dodge, and bad news.
- An angel shows up at a pot-luck party with deviled eggs.
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