Some inspiration

Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you’re a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff’s worth, without pity, and destroy most of it. Colette, writer (1873-1954)

We shall succeed only so far as we continue that most distasteful of all activity, the intolerable labor of thought. Learned Hand, jurist (1872-1961)

[I]f you torture words enough, they confess to anything. Anu Garg

The simplest questions are the most profound. Where were you born? Where is your home? Where are you going? What are you doing? Think about these once in a while and watch your answers change. Richard Bach, writer (1936- )

There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen, musician (1934- )

Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. Arthur Koestler, novelist and journalist (1905-1983)

If writers were good businessmen, they’d have too much sense to be writers. Irwin S. Cobb, author and journalist (1876-1944)



2 Responses to “Some inspiration”

  1. Sandy says:

    Carolyn, if you haven’t seen it yet, you should head over to the All About Romance message boards:


  2. Carolyn says:

    Now that’s inspriration! Thanks so much for passing on the link. Cool!