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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“Sometimes a book isn’t a heartbreaking work of staggering genius.
Sometimes it’s the only story you knew how to tell.” -Tahereh Mafi

“Writing means not just staring ugliness in the face but finding a way to embrace it.” -Veronica Roth

“What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.” -Alfred Hitchcock

“Everybody gets told to write about what they know. The trouble with many of us is that at the earlier stages of life, we think we know everything–or to put it more usefully, we are often unaware of the scope and structure of our ignorance.” -Thomas Pynchon

“My first feeling was that there was no way to continue. Writing isn’t like math; in math, two plus two always equals four no matter what your mood is like. With writing, the way you feel changes everything.” -Stephenie Meyer

“Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.” -E.B. White

“You don’t need to wait for inspiration to write. It’s easier to be inspired while writing that while not writing…” -Josip Novakovich

“Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.” -A.A. Milne

“Appearance blinds, whereas words reveal.” -Oscar Wilde

“The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write about it. ” -Benjamin Disraeli



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