More Funny Quotes on Writing

More Funny Quotes on Writing

by Adam Huddleston

This week I wanted to share a few more humorous (and often quite true) quotes about writing.

I wrote a few children’s books. Not on purpose.

– Steven Wright

If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.

– Doug Larson

Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.

– Gene Fowler

I was sorry to hear my name mentioned as one of the great authors, because they have a sad habit of dying off. Chaucer is dead, so is Milton, so is Shakespeare, and I am not feeling very well myself.

– Mark Twain

It’s splendid to be a great writer, to put men into the frying pan of your imagination and make them pop like chestnuts.

– Gustave Flaubert

Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial “we.”

– Mark Twain

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