5 Great Quotes: Writing – Talent or Hard Work?

“Discipline and constant work are the whetstones upon which the dull knife of talent is honed until it becomes sharp enough, hopefully, to cut through even the toughest meat and gristle.” – Stephen King

“Your experiences are the foundation for your story; your imagination takes it from there.” – J.R. Young

“However great a man’s natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned all at once.” – Rousseau

“Writing doesn’t get easier with experience. The more you know, the harder it is to write.” – Tim O’Brien

“Talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar.” – Stephen King