Five writers on writing

Guess who needed some additional motivation for picking up slack on her science fantasy/speculative fiction story today?

I’ve got 99 problems, and being a person bursting with ideas and Big Questions but too tired to write is one of them.


If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.

-Toni Morrison


You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.

-Ray Bradbury


A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word to paper.

-E.B. White


The writer’s job is to get the main character up a tree, and then once they are up there, throw rocks at them.

-Vladimir Nabokov


Write like it matters, and it will.

-Libba Bray


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