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Author: 10 Quotes by Neil Gaiman that will make you want to start writing!

Neil Gaiman has been known for his worldly wisdom and for always knowing exactly what to say. His interviews have been a treat to watch, and he has been extremely encouraging when it comes to helping out aspiring authors. Here’s looking at the top ten quotes by Neil Gaiman which is bound to make you want to attempt to write again!

  1. “The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.”

  2. “Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.”

  3. “Tomorrow may be hell, but today was a good writing day, and on the good writing days nothing else matters.”

  4. “Just write. Many writers have a vague hope that elves will come in the night and finish any stories for you. They won’t.”

  5. “Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: It’s always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.”

  6. “Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.”

  7. “Write. Finish things. Go for walks. Read a lot and outside your comfort zone. Stay interested. Daydream. Write.”

  8. “Trust dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story.”

  9. “The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.”

  10. “May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.”

Feeling inspired yet? We bet you’re dying to lock yourself in your room and start working on the story you kept promising yourself you would write when you just had more time! Follow Neil Gaiman’s advice and start writing right this minute.

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