Keep a notebook. Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it. Slap into it every stray thought that flutters up in your brain. Cheap paper is less perishable than gray matter, and lead pencil markings endure longer than memory.Jack London
When people look at my pictures, I want them to feel the way they do when they want to read a line of a poem twice.Robert Frank
I have forced myself to begin writing when I’ve been utterly exhausted, when I’ve felt my soul as thin as a playing card…and somehow the activity of writing changes everything.Joyce Carol Oates
“My mistakes are my life.”Samuel Beckett
Most of us find our own voices only after we’ve sounded like a lot of other people.Neil Gaiman
First, we emulate and then we originate.
The trick is not becoming a writer. The trick is staying a writer.