Five Great Quotations about What is a Writer

“Storytellers are individuals who enjoy creating a holiday for the mind.” – Linda Daly

“The task of the artist at any time is uncompromisingly simple – to discover what has not yet been done, and to do it.” – Craig Raine

“I stand in the mist and cry, thinking of myself standing in the mist and crying, and wondering if I will ever be able to use this experience in a book.” – Erica Jong

“The other day, when I was deciding where to place a mountain range, how to make a river’s flow detour around underground stalactite caves, and what precise color to give the sky at sunset, I realized I was God… or an artist and a writer.” – Vera Nazarian

“To write is your last resort when you’ve betrayed someone.” – Jean Genet