11 Quotes About Writing to Inspire You During NaNoWriMo

    Writing is hard—these authors are here to help.

    November is National Novel Writing Month, and you know what that means: It’s time to get cracking! If you’ve thought about writing your own book, but just haven’t had the time to really buckle down and do it, you’re in luck: NaNoWriMo was set up to inspire writers to do just that. Whether you’re writing the next great classic or simply want to get your words down on paper, these authors know what you’re going through. Let their words on writing inspire you…and then get to it! 

    Octavia Butler is the author of Lilith's Brood, Parable of the Sower, and many more.   

    Timothy Zahn is the author of the Quadrail series, the Blackcollar series, and many more. 

    Alice Walker is the author of The Color Purple. 

    John Gardner is the author of The Art of of Living & Other Stories, in addition to other books on writing. 

    Pearl S. Buck is the author of The Good Earth Trilogy, Imperial Woman, and many more. 

    Natalie Goldberg is the author of Thunder and Lightning: Cracking Open the Writer's Craft and more. 

    Rachel Carson is the author of Silent Spring, The Sea Around Us, and more. 

    John Jakes is the author of The Crown Family Saga, The North and South Trilogy, and more.  

    Erica Jong is the author of Fear of Flying and more. 

    Madeleine L'Engle is the author of A Wrinkle in Time, The Other Side of the Sun, and more. 

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