Favourite inspirational writing quotes

We're celebrating the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong – a time to make way for incoming good fortune. And what better time than to share my favourite top ten inspirational writing quotes:

“A writer is a world trapped inside a person” - Victor Hugo

“Today was a good writing day, and on the good writing days nothing else matters” - Neil Gaiman

“The desire to write grows with writing” - Desiderius Erasmus

“Creativity is contagious, pass it on” - Albert Einstein

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart” - William Wordsworth

“Write like it matters, and it will” - Libba Bray

“Writing is a process, a journey into memory and the soul” - Isabel Allende

“To produce a mighty book, you must produce a mighty theme” - Herman Melville

“First, find out what your hero wants, then just follow him!” - Ray Bradbury

“Words are a lens to focus one’s mind” - Ayn Ran

And finally, a bonus quote for all dog lovers and those born in the Lunar New Year of the Dog:

“Be the person your dog thinks you are” - John W Stephens