Here are six #inspirational #quotes to help motivate you toward your writing goals!
"In the unity of opposites, the hero cannot run away from the challenge. The hero is "in the cauldron," ... without it, the audience thinks, Why doesn't the hero just get the hell out of there? When you have it, the audience understands that the heroes are bound to keep up the fight" -- James Frey (How to Write a Damn Good Thriller).
"Conflict that holds our attention for long periods of time is meaningful, immediate, large scale, surprising, not easily resolved and happens to people for whom we feel sympathy" -- Donald Maass (Writing the Breakout Novel).
"If your every sentence admits a doubt, your writing will lack authority. Save the auxiliaries would, should, could, may, might, and can for situations involving real uncertainty" -- Strunk & White (The Elements of Style).
"In a good script, every character must speak differently" -- Blake Snyder (Save the Cat).
"Teens don't focus on why they or others behave as they do; they just judge, act, and then react to the consequences" -- Deborah Halverson (Writing YA Fiction for Dummies).
"What makes every story unique in today's marketplace is execution. That's what you bring to the table as a writer" -- Mary Kole (Writing Irresistible Kidlit).
Do you have a favorite or inspiring quote for writers? Please, share in the comments!