Favorite Creative Writing Quotes

What are your favorite creative writing quotes? I’m working on a brochure for inmates through the Inside Books Project on creative writing. My friend Melody asked if I’d help out

I want to sprinkle it with great statements about the joy and worth of creative writing — be it creative nonfiction, poetry, what-have-you.

Here’s one to get us started:

“Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.” –Robert Frost

Yours? In the comments, please.


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