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Writing is Hard | Writing Quotes


“Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That’s why it’s so hard.”

–David McCullough, Pulitzer-Prize winning author

Good Writing is Not a Natural Gift | Writing Quotes


“People who think well, write well…Good writing is not a natural gift. You have to learn to write well.”

David Ogilvy, founder of Ogilvy & Mather

Publicity Is More Effective Than Advertising | Writing Quotes


“Publicity is absolutely critical. A good PR story is infinitely more effective than a front-page ad.”

— Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group

Writing is Everything


“No one gets informed, educated, pitched or sold without writing.”

–Peter Bowerman, copywriting expert and author

What is Copy?


“Copy is a direct conversation with the consumer.”

–Shirley Polykoff, American Advertising Executive

Writing is the Only Thing

Fountain pen

“Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don’t feel I should be doing something else.”

— Gloria Steinem

Different Rules for Writing | All the Buzz | Writing Quotes

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“There are different rules for reading, for thinking, and for talking.
Writing blends all three of them.”

— Mason Cooley

True Ease in Writing | Writing Quotes

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“True ease in writing comes from art, not chance,
as those who move easiest have learned to dance.”

–Alexander Pope

Easy Reading | Writing Quotes

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.”

–Nathaniel Hawthorne