Welcome to another installment of Ten Quote Tuesday! If your creative juices have trouble flowing today, then read these quotes to nudge awake the sleeping muse.
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“Pick a better verb. Most people use twenty verbs to describe everything from a run in their stocking to the explosion of an A-bomb.” – Janet Fitch
“Every writer I know has trouble writing.” – Joseph Heller
“I am always at a loss to know how much to believe of my own stories.” – Washington Irving
“Don’t try to visualize the great mass audience. There is no such audience—every reader is a different person.” – William Zinsser
“I want a language that speaks the truth.” – Studs Terkel
“Play around. Dive into absurdity and write. Take chances. You will succeed if you are fearless of failure.” – Natalie Goldberg
“Everyone has talent. What is rare is courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.” – Erica Jong
“I consider the process of gestation just as important as when you’re actually sitting down putting words to the paper.” – Wole Soyinka
“Some stories are true that never happened.” – Elie Wiesel
“Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.” – Neil Gaiman
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