“The best time for planning a book is while you’re doing the dishes.”

—Agatha Christie

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”

—Sylvia Plath

“Wherever you go, you meet part of your story”

– Eudora Welty

“You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.”

—Octavia E. Butler

“Every word a woman writes changes the story of the world, revises the official version.”

Carolyn See