Hello again Christian Writers, and welcome to the latest blog post – thank you for coming over. πŸ™‚

I found the following quotes on the Internet, and we all know we can believe everything we read on the Internet (?) . . . anyway, I hope I have attributed them correctly. I’ve not shared a post with other people’s quotes before, but these are really good, and put it better than I can . . .

Enjoy and be inspired!

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

Haha, love this – we all have to learn, but our readers just see the finished product!

 

I try to leave out the parts that people skip – Elmore Leonard

Great advice! Cut, cut, cut, folks – make every word count!

 

If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all, read a lot and write a lot – Stephen King

Nothing to add to that, except read as widely as you can, in genres you might not usually choose. It helps to widen your thinking. And no sleeping on the job πŸ™‚

Kitten asleep on books
Reading can be tiring πŸ™‚

Write about what really interests you, whether it is real things or imaginary things, and nothing else. C.S. Lewis

Enthusiasm is contagious! If you love Africa, set your story in Africa. If you love horses, write about horses. If you’re passionate about the issue of slavery, use that as a basis for your novel.

 

Fairytales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be defeated. – G.K. Chesterton

Yes! This is why I write, and why I publish.

 

Thank you for reading – which of these is most relevant for you right now? Let us know in the comments below – be lovely to hear from you!

Janet Wilson

 

Happy writing,

 

Janet

 

 

 

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