Writing15 Inspirational Writing Quotes from Famous Writers | The Ready Writers

August 28, 2017by readywriters

We have helped gathered 15 inspirational writing quotes from famous writers in the world for your reading delight. Find them below:


  1. I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose.
    – Stephen King


  1. Prose is architecture, not interior decoration.
    – Ernest Hemingway


  1. It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.
    – Ernest Hemingway


  1. Most writers regard the truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are most economical in its use.
    – Mark Twain


  1. And as imagination bodies forth
    The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen
    Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing
    A local habitation and a name.
    – William Shakespeare (from A Midsummer Night’s Dream)


  1. If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.
    – Somerset Maugham


  1. To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.
    – Herman Melville


  1. It is perfectly okay to write garbage—as long as you edit brilliantly.
    – C. J. Cherryh


  1. It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.
    – Robert Benchley


  1. 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


  1. A blank piece of paper is God’s way of telling us how hard it to be God.
    – Sidney Sheldon


  1. Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.
    – Henry David Thoreau


  1. If you have other things in your life—family, friends, good productive day work—these can interact with your writing and the sum will be all the richer.
    – David Brin


  1. My own experience is that once a story has been written, one has to cross out the beginning and the end. It is there that we authors do most of our lying.
    – Anton Chekhov


  1. I have been successful probably because I have always realized that I knew nothing about writing and have merely tried to tell an interesting story entertainingly.
    – Edgar Rice Burroughs



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