I am a prisoner in a book #writing #amwriting #writingquotes

Once I dive into these pages

I may not come out for ages.

Books have powers over me.

Inside a book I am not free.

I am a prisoner in a land

of print on paper in my hand.

But do not worry. Do not fear.

I am a happy captive here.

 

Captive by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

Writing is still the wildest thing I know #amwriting #writingquotes #writing

We all have wild dreams, fantasies, and ordinary thoughts. Let us to feel the texture of them and not be afriad of them. Writing is still the wildest thing I know.

~Natalie Goldberg

12 Inspirational Writing Tips From History’s Greatest Authors

1) William Allen White – Journalist/News Editor “Substitute damn every time you’re inclined to write very; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” Though often mistakenly referenced as a quote by Mark Twain, White knows that adverbs can be dangerous if used overbearingly (see what I did there?). Very and similar words […]

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