Favourites on Friday - 'Writer' Quotes

More quotes, this time to do with the writer-ly side of life …

Inside every human being, there is unlimited time and space.  In our exterior life, we can only be one person.  But in our imagination, we can be anyone, anywhere ~ Janet Fitch

Everyone has talent.  What is rare is the courage to follow that talent to the dark place where it leads ~ Erica Jong

People have writer’s block not because they can’t write, but because they despair of writing eloquently ~ Anna Quindlen

At the beginning of a novel, a writer needs confidence, but after that what’s required is persistence ~ Walter Kirn

Certain images create private little excitements in the mind ~ EL Doctorow

This last one, I think, holds true for most things, not only I, but a lot of other people, do:

I never sit down to write without music playing in the background.  It opens me up.  It thrills me.  It sets me afire with rhythm and joy ~ TC Boyle