Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.
—Carlos Ruiz Zafn
It is by siting down to write every morning that one becomes a writer.
Have something to say and say it as clearly as you can. That is the only secret of style.
I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.
There’s no such thing as writer’s block. That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write.
It is impossible to discourage real writers—they don't give a damn what you say, they're going to write.
Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.
Work finally begins when the fear of doing nothing exceeds the fear of doing it badly.
—Alain de Botton
In utter loneliness a writer tries to explain the inexplicable.
Anyone who says he wants to be a writer and isn’t writing, doesn’t.