"Writing books is the closest men ever come to childbearing."

— Norman Mailer

 

Wordcrafts' Quotes

Satisfaction

"A lot of writers - and I'm one of them - do tend to feel dissatisfied. It makes you a little hard to live with, but it's a goad and does keep you alert and restless."

— Tobias Wolff

Writing is Hell

"I get a fine, warm feeling when I’m doing well, but that pleasure is pretty much negated by the pain of getting started each day. Let’s face it, writing is hell."

William Styron

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