The Saturday Writing Quote — a month to get started

Get started. Get going. Pick up the pen or brush, the guitar or camera. Who cares if your first effort or your first hundred stink? Sentence by sentence, line by note by image, you’ll get better. You’ll connect with your tools and your subject, and most importantly, your heart and creative spirit.

The rest of this month, the quotes will focus on getting started.

“You’re going to write a lot fewer songs, fewer poems, fewer books if you sit around and wait for a bolt of lightning. I think you should put a pencil in your hand, put the guitar on your lap and get to work.”

— Musician and songwriter Jeff Tweedy, on NPR, Nov 11, 2018

Lilypad photo by my friend Brooke


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