Words from the Wise on Writer's Block

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Writer's Little Instruction Book: Inspiration & Motivation by Paul Raymond Martin

Writer's block is a fancy term made up by whiners so they can have an excuse to drink alcohol.
—Steve Martin, author and actor

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There is nothing to write about, you say. Well then, write and let me know just this—that this is nothing to write about.
—Pliny the Younger, Roman author

Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist or understand.
—George Orwell, author of Animal Farm and 1984