14 Writing Quotes That Will Light a Fire Under Your Butt

inspiring writing quotes

Or keep you going when you’re just about ready to throw in the towel. In other words, I’m sharing 14 inspiring writing quotes that ought to help you if you’re lacking in the inspiration department. If you’re looking for specific ideas for blog posts, take a look at my post last week: 5 Blog Post Topics When Your Inspiration Well Runs Dry. Image source So, hate them or not, quotes can help give you a boost, even though sometimes, it’s a temporary one. You know that we like sharing all sorts of quotes on Facebook and Twitter, so I thought [Read more…]

What Are Your Essential Writing Gadgets?

Hemingway Bleed

When Hemingway said this, he probably had no idea just how the tools of the trade would change in the future. While many – if not most – of us would probably not hesitate to shell out some cash to own a vintage typewriter, the fact is that writers have more advanced tools at our disposal today. Of course, there are times when nothing beats good old pen and paper. The other day, while working at a coffee shop, I couldn’t help but glance (okay, more than glance; maybe stare a little) at the people there. Many seemed to be [Read more…]

27 Writing Quotes, 1 for Every Occaision (ish)

A quick and dirty list of some of my favourite writing quotes for you to use in any article, post, diatribe, speech, dedication, mantra or bellow to the heavens. Hope you enjoy and feel free to add your own in the comments! Ambition 1. Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. C.S. Lewis The Aging Writer 2. With sixty staring me in the face, I have developed inflammation of the sentence structure and definite hardening of the paragraphs. James Thurber 3. If you can’t annoy somebody, there’s little point in [Read more…]

Freelance Friday Quote

This is one of those “it’s funny ’cause it’s true” things: “The freelance writer is the person who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps.”  -Robert Benchley Now that I think about it, maybe that’s not funny at all…

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