Five Great Quotations about the Writing Process

“The time to begin writing an article is when you have finished it to your satisfaction. By that time you begin to clearly and logically perceive what it is you really want to say.” – Mark Twain

“I hate writing, I love having written.” – Dorothy Parker

“In the writing process, the more a thing cooks, the better.” – Doris Lessing

“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness.” – George Orwell

“Writing sessions can last an hour or sixteen hours, depending on how it’s going.” – Orson Scott Card