Inspiration comes from so many sources. Music, other fiction, the non-fiction I read, TV shows, films, news reports, people I know, stories I hear, misheard words or lyrics, dreams... Motivation? The memory of the rush I get from a really good writing session - even on a bad day, I know I'll find that again if I keep going. Trudi Canavan
Give me good writing, and I'll play it all day. Jeff Daniels
Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader - not the fact that it is raining, but the feeling of being rained upon. E. L. Doctorow
The most important thing is to read as much as you can, like I did. It will give you an understanding of what makes good writing and it will enlarge your vocabulary. J. K. Rowling
The secret of good writing is to say an old thing in a new way or to say a new thing in an old way. Richard Harding Davis