Octavia E.Butler

"You don't start out writing good stuff. you start out writing crap and thinking it's good stuff, and then gradually you get better"

 

"Half my life is an act of revision"

John Irving

 
Writing by the Water

Robert Frost

"I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering"

 

"If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done"

Thomas Jefferson