Quotation by Brenda Ueland

And so now you will begin to work at your writing. Remember these things. Work with all your intelligence and love. Work freely and rollickingly as though they were talking to a friend who loves you. Mentally (at least three or four times a day) thumb your nose at all know-it-alls, jeerers, critics, doubters.
Brenda Ueland (1891–1985), U.S. author and writing teacher. If You Want to Write, 2nd. ed., ch. 1 (1938).
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