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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“A good book is an event in my life.” – Stendhal
“If the muse is late, start without her.” – Unknown
“Art is craft, not inspiration.” – Stephen Sondheim
“Write . . . as if you’ll never be read. That way you’ll be sure to tell the truth.” – Lori Lansens
“I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have yet gone ourselves.” – E.M. Forster
“The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.” – Terry Pratchett
“The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.” – René Descartes
“I was with book, as a woman is with child.” – C.S. Lewis
“Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.” – Carol Burnett
“Above all things–read. Read the great stylists who cannot be copied rather than the successful writers who must not be copied.” – Ngaio Marsh
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