So I’ve been writing a lot lately buut found myself caught in a slump not too long ago. Something that helped me a lot was actually looking up quotes from authors I love. Because who better to understand what you’re going through then someone who’s already been through it, right? :p These are just some quotes from writers and authors that either inspired me or I found myself really relating to.
For today’s post, I wanted to share some with you and maybe if you’ve been writing, it’ll help you too!
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My Favorite Author Quotes
“I’ve become skeptical of the unwritten rule that just because a boy and girl appear in the same feature, a romance must ensue. Rather, I want to portray a slightly different relationship, one where the two mutually inspire each other to live – if I’m able to, then perhaps I’ll be closer to portraying a true expression of love.” – Hayao Miyazaki
“Conflict and character are the heart of good fiction, and good mystery has both of those in spades.” – Diana Gabaldon
“Let’s get one thing clear right now, shall we? There is no Idea Dump, no Story Central, no Island of the Buried Bestsellers; good story ideas seem to come quite literally from nowhere, sailing at you right out of the empty sky: two previously unrelated ideas come together and make something new under the sun. Your job isn’t to find these ideas but to recognize them when they show up” – Stephen King
“Even in horror novels where you know most characters aren’t going to make it to the end, it’s crucial to have fully fleshed-out characters. If you don’t do that, the reader doesn’t care what happens to them.” – Kelly Armstrong
“It never occurred to me when I was young that I could be an author. That would be like saying ‘I want to be a movie star’ or ‘I want to be a wizard’. I didn’t have any concept of what that path would look like. Maybe that’s why I didn’t publish my first book until I was 38.” – Rainbow Powell
“Many of my movies have strong female leads- brave, self-sufficient girls that don’t think twice about fighting for what they believe with all their heart. They’ll need a friend, or a supporter, but never a savior. Any woman is just as capable of being a hero as any man.” -Hayao Miyazaki
““Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.” – Virginia Woolf
“I work late at night. I’m awake, nobody bothers me. It’s quiet and things come to talk to me in the silence.” – Diana Gabaldon
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So those are the quotes I’ve been loving 🙂 What do you like to do when you’re feeling uninspired? Let me know down in the comments and help a girl out xD Thanks so much for reading and have an awesome weekend!