Five great quotations for aspiring writers

“First you’re an unknown, then you write one book and you move up to obscurity.” – Martin Myers

“When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will tell a hundred years hence.” – Samuel Butler

“I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork.” – Peter De Vries

“A writer and nothing else: a man alone in a room with the English language, trying to get human feelings right.” – John K. Hutchens

“The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn’t require any.” – Russell Baker