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If you are struggling to justify the importance of your writing, if you are listening to negative value judgments about being a good enough writer or worrying about why you’re not doing something more productive like making widgets, then you aren’t going to be able to make the time [to write].

Stuart Horowitz

You cannot simultaneously generate new material and know its true value. To do so would be to rime-travel into the future, to be able to look back with the measuring mind at the same time you are using the creativ mind. It’s not possible. So we must accept that we don’t know where these words are going…and that to evaluate them will cause their flow to stop.

Stuart Horowitz, Blueprint Your Bestseller

You should always be writing. It is in the writing that you will find the answers to the questions…It is also how you get better.

Stuart Horowitz, Blueprint Your Bestseller

When you get out of the groove, you start to dread the work, because you know it’s going to suck for a while —- and it’s going to suck until you get back into the groove.

Austin Kleon

Be boring (it’s the only way to get work done).

Austin Kleon, Steal Like An Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative