5 Great Quotations about Story Ideas

“We write by the light of every story we have ever read.” – Richard Peck

“Write to your fear.” – Dorothy Allison

“Your job isn’t to find (new) ideas but to recognize them when they show up.” – Stephen King

“Tell the story that’s been growing in your heart, the characters you can’t keep out of your head.” – Jennifer Weiner

“Every story, every incident, every bit of conversation is raw material for me.” – Sylvia Plath