Writer’s Wisdom on Writer’s Block Tip 3 of 6


Writer’s Wisdom on Writer’s Block Tip 2 of 6

A blank page is also a door — it contains infinity, like a night sky with a supermoon really close to the Earth, with all the stars and the galaxies, where you can see very, very clearly… You know how that makes your heart beat faster? ~ David Mitchell

Writer’s Wisdom on Writer’s Block Tip 1 of 6

The blank page in the mind has to be filled before you have the courage to face the actual blank page. ~ Jonathon Franzen

Writer’s Wisdom ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

There is only one single way. Go into yourself. Search for the reason that bids you write; find out whether it is spreading out its roots in the deepest places of your heart, acknowledge to yourself whether you would have to die if it were denied you to write. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

Writer’s Wisdom ~ Hemingway

For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed. ~ Ernest Hemingway

Writer’s Wisdom ~ Isaac Asimov on Rejection

Rejections don’t really hurt after you stop bleeding, and even a rejection serves to introduce the writer’s name to an editor, particularly if a rejected story is competently written. ~ Isaac Asimov

Writer’s Wisdom ~ Robert Benchley

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.
– Robert Benchley