Writer’s Platitude for the Weekend

tom hiddleston“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” I’ll do something about that self-doubt thing once I’m done scrolling through Tom Hiddleston photos on Tumblr.

Original quote (in quotes) by Sylvia Plath

Photograph of Tom Hiddleston by Spellingwitch © 2013 Creative Commons

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Writer’s Platitude for the Weekend

broken pencil“I decided a long time ago that writers should not be encouraged. They should be discouraged. That’s more helpful to a writer than encouragement, because I think he’s going to learn a lot more that way.” I decided a long time ago that Erskine Caldwell ought to stick to writing, and keep his advice to himself.

Original quote in quotes by Erskine Caldwell

Photograph “Writer’s Block” by Marie Coleman © 2010 Creative Commons