Five Great Quotes about Writing as Self-Discovery

“I feel I’m able to get rid of any demons lurking in my psyche through my writing, which leaves me free to create all of this and to enjoy our family life, stepping away from all the fictional traumas and the dramas. If I write about family in crisis, then I won’t have to live through it, I guess.” – Jodi Picoult

“I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.” – Robert Frost

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospection.” – Anais Nin

“Words are a lens to focus one’s mind.” – Ayn Rand

“Writing for me is a reckoning.” – Kao