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Writing is Hard | Writing Quotes

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

–David McCullough, Pulitzer-Prize winning author

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Good Writing is Not a Natural Gift | Writing Quotes

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“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

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“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

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

–Peter Bowerman, copywriting expert and author

What is Copy?

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“Copy is a direct conversation with the consumer.”

–Shirley Polykoff, American Advertising Executive

Writing is the Only Thing

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“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