5 Great Quotations about the Writing Process

“All writers have this vague hope that the elves will come in the night and finish any stories.” – Neil Gaiman

“You have to go where the book leads you.” – Stephen King

“When you write – explode – fly apart – disintegrate! Then give time enough to think, cut, rework, and rewrite.” – Ray Bradbury

“It takes a heap of loafing to write a book.” – Gertrude Stein

“I haven’t stuck to any formula. Most great writers stick to the same style, but I wanted to be more various.” – Irwin Shaw