Five Great Quotations about What is a Writer

“The standard personality type for a writer is a shy megalomaniac.” – John Lanchester

“Authors were shy, unsociable creatures, atoning for their lack of social aptitude by inventing their own companions and conversations.” – Agatha Christie

“We restore order with imagination. We instill hope again and again and again.” – Kelly Marcel & Sue Smith

“By his very profession, a serious fiction writer is a vendor of the sensuous particulars of life, a perceiver and handler of things. His most valuable tools are his sense and his memory; what happens in his mind is primarily pictures.” – Wallace Stegner

“A writer can’t not write. If a writer can’t write, a writer will bite.” – Ksenia Anske