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"A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people." ~Thomas Mann

"I think people become consumed with selling a book when they need to be consumed with writing it." ~Ann Patchett

"Your work is so meaningless, so fully for yourself alone, that no one cares whether you do it well.  Or ever." ~Annie Dilliard

"The only way to do all the things you'd like to do is to read." ~Tom Clancy

"Nothing is harder than being a true novelist, unless that's all one wants to be, in which case, while being a true novelist is hard, everything else is harder." ~John Gardner

“I think I did pretty well, considering that I started out with a lot of blank pages.” ~Steve Martin

"It's easy, after all, not to be a writer. Many people are not writers, and no harm comes to them." ~Julian Barnes

Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel as though I should be doing something else. ~Gloria Steinem

"You can rewrite anything but a blank page." ~Grace Paley

"Let's face it, writing is hell." ~William Styron