At a loss for words? Here a few quotes to help you keep plugging away at your writing.
- “Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.” –John Jakes
- “Clarity. Clarity. Clarity. When you become hopelessly mired in a sentence, it is best to start fresh.” –Strunk & White
- “Don’t say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.” –Mark Twain
- “Books aren’t written. They are rewritten.” –Michael Crichton
- “I’m not a very good writer, but I’m an excellent rewriter.” –James Michener
- “A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word to paper.” –E.B. White
- “I do not choose the right word. I get rid of the wrong one.” –A.E. Houseman
- “No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.” –Robert Frost
Ashley Schroeder is OWAA’s Publications Editor. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.