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  • Writer's pictureKali Kuzma

15 Inspirational Quotes to Keep You Writing

When You Need an Extra Push

Writing can be difficult. Just even thinking about writing can be exhausting. I'll put it off day after day thinking 'Oh, I'll do like it tomorrow,' but then tomorrow comes and the task feels even more daunting than the day before.

When this happens, I turn to words. The exact thing I'm avoiding. Not just any words, but inspirational quotes to get me in the mindset of writing. If you are looking for a push, check out these 15 inspirational quotes about writing. Who knows, you might just write the next best seller after reading one.


"The thing you are most afraid to write, write that."

"A drop of ink may make a million think."

"Write until you surprise yourself."

"Don't be 'a writer'. Be writing."

"The pen is the tongue of the mind."

"I'm a writer. Anything you say or do may be used in a story."

"The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better."

"The first draft is just you telling yourself the story."

"You can't blame a writer for what the characters say."

"As a writer you try to listen to what others aren't saying...and write about the silence."

"If you don't see the book you want on the shelf, write it."

"You can always fix crap, you can't fix a blank page."

"Those who tell the stories rule society."

"Step into a scene and let it drip from your fingertips."

"You can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will."


Final Thoughts

Which of the quotes above made you want to go begin writing? Do you have your own quotes you like to reference? If so, leave them in the comments below!

If you are needing an extra push, go check out some YouTube videos where authors share their tips and tricks to begin the writing process or my post about inspiration!

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