Day Three of NaNoWriMo and personally not off to a great start. Here are a few encouraging quotes from fellow authors who struggled to pen impressive prose.
“Any man who keeps working is not a failure. He may not be a great writer, but if he applies the old-fashioned virtues of hard, constant labor, he’ll eventually make some kind of career for himself as writer.”
– Ray Bradbury
“Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.”
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”
– Stephen King
“Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper. Never correct or rewrite until the whole thing is down. Rewrite in process is usually found to be an excuse for not going on. It also interferes with flow and rhythm which can only come from a kind of unconscious association with the material…..”
– John Steinbeck
Keep on writing! 27 days to go!