The object of any piece of writing is to make your reader understand exactly what you have to say

David Lambuth, The Golden Book on Writing

Style requires digesting who we are. It comes from the inside

Natalie Goldberg, Wild Mind – Living the Writer’s Life

…any sort of writing can be creative if it is done passionately by someone trained to be a writer

Murray H. Holcroft, A Sea of Words

We have this idea that we need to be in the mood to write. We don’t.

Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way

Purely from wishing to be a writer, I thought of myself as a writer

V.S. Naipaul, Literary Occasions