12+ Inspirational Quotes About Writing For Writers

12 Inspirational Quotes About Writing For Writers

Do you know the secret to becoming a good writer? Is it the amount of books you read or the experiences you lived through? Maybe some are just born to be great writers? The truth is, anyone can be a good writer – All you need is motivation and passion for writing! If you are motivated to write every day and find inspiration everywhere you go, then there’s no doubt that you’ll be a great writer one day. To help you on this journey, here are 12+ inspirational quotes about writing for writers by famous children’s book authors! So, when you face a slump, take a look at these quotes about writing to motivate you to write.

Inspirational Quotes about Writing

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”
― Dr. Seuss

“So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.”
― Dr. Seuss

Quotes about Writing dr seuss

“A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word to paper.”
― E.B. White

Quotes About Writing - e.b. white

“Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.”
― E.B. White

“I admire anybody who has the guts to write anything at all.”
― E.B. White

“Two hours of writing fiction leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours he has been in a different place with totally different people.”
― Roald Dahl

Quotes about Writing roald dahl

“When I write, I try to think back to what I was afraid of or what was scary to me, and try to put those feelings into books.”
― R. L. Stine

“If you want to be a writer, don’t worry so much about writing. Read as much as you can. Read as many different writers as you can. Soak up the styles.”
― R. L. Stine

“Whenever you are fed up with life, start writing: ink is the great cure for all human ills, as I have found out long ago.”
―C. S. Lewis

Quotes about Writing c.s. lewis

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

“I just write what I wanted to write. I write what amuses me. It’s totally for myself. I never in my wildest dreams expected this popularity.”
– J.K Rowling

Quotes about Writing jk rowling

“All a writer needs is talent and ink.”
– J.K Rowling

Bonus Quotes on Writing

“Write what you know: your own interests, feelings, beliefs, friends, family and even pets will be your raw materials when you start writing. Develop a fondness for solitude if you can, because writing is one of the loneliest professions in the world!”
– J.K Rowling

“Sometimes the ideas just come to me. Other times I have to sweat and almost bleed to make ideas come. It’s a mysterious process, but I hope I never find out exactly how it works. I like a mystery, as you may have noticed.”
– J.K Rowling

“The hardest part is developing the idea, and that can take years.”
― Eric Carle

Quotes about Writing eric carle

“For first you write a sentence, And then you chop it small; Then mix the bits and sort them out Just as they chance to fall: The order of the phrases makes no difference at all.”
― Lewis Carroll

“There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.”
― Beatrix Potter

Quotes about Writing beatrix potter

“I have just made stories to please myself, because I never grew up.”
― Beatrix Potter

“My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places.”
― A. A. Milne

Quotes about Writing a.a. milne

“I think if everyone would write down the funny stories from their own childhoods, the world would be a better place.”
― Jeff Kinney

What Motivates You to Write?

We hope these inspirational quotes for writers help you to write more this year. We encourage you to share these amazing quotes on social media and spread the love of writing with the whole wide world. In the meantime you might be interested in these quotes about reading by Dr. Seuss or our collection of inspirational quotes from books.  Are there any motivational quotes for writers missing from this list? Please let us know in the comments below!

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Marty the wizard is the master of Imagine Forest. When he’s not reading a ton of books or writing some of his own tales, he loves to be surrounded by the magical creatures that live in Imagine Forest. While living in his tree house he has devoted his time to helping children around the world with their writing skills and creativity.