Five Great Quotations about the Writing Life

“And what is wrong with playing with words? Words love to be played with, just like children or kittens do!” – David Almond

“Who’s to say what a ‘literary life’ is? As long as you are writing often, and writing well, you don’t need to be hanging-out in libraries all the time. Nightclubs are great literary research centers. So is Ibiza!” – Roman Payne

“You can, of course, write to inspire others…but most importantly, you must write to inspire yourself.” – Jessica Swan

“If there weren’t so many interesting conversations taking place inside my head, I might venture to speak out loud.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

“Becoming a writer is about becoming conscious. When you’re conscious and writing from a place of insight and simplicity and real caring about the truth, you have the ability to throw the lights on for your reader.” – Anne Lamott