Monday, March 31, 2014

What has got ahold of you, what’s stuck in your craw? What can you not stop thinking about, dreaming about, or wondering about? If you don’t write about that thing, who will?
—Rob Sanders


Friday, March 28, 2014

In order to color outside the lines, you have to know where the lines are.
—Rob Sanders


Wednesday, March 26, 2014

If you knew then, what you know now, you probably wouldn’t have known enough to do anything about it.
—Rob Sanders


Monday, March 24, 2014

The best idea seems to come when I am not thinking about finding the best idea.

—Rob Sanders

Friday, March 21, 2014

Everyone deserves a cheerleader.
Everyone needs a mentor.
But the lucky writer has someone who will say, “Get over yourself and get back to work.”                                                 —Rob Sanders


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Every day I hope that writing fairies are waiting in my office; that writing muses are dancing on the perfect idea; that the writing gods have thunderstruck my writing with their omnipotent power. It never happens.
—Rob Sanders


Monday, March 17, 2014

Picture a child holding your book.
Picture a parent reading the book to that child.
Picture the child saying, “Read it again!”
Now go write that book.
—Rob Sanders


Friday, March 14, 2014

If an idea won’t let you go, then you’d better not let it go of that idea.
—Rob Sanders


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Write today. Don’t judge the quantity. Don’t judge the quality. Don’t judge the viability. Just write.
—Rob Sanders


Monday, March 10, 2014

Plan a schedule. Make a schedule. Keep a schedule.
—Rob Sanders


Friday, March 7, 2014

As Sara Pennypacker says, “Some days I don’t have any business even writing a check.” But I do it anyway.
—Rob Sanders

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

I’ve come to realize I am my own worst enemy when it comes to finding distractions to keep me away from the task at hand.
—Rob Sanders


Monday, March 3, 2014

I can complain about not having time to write, or I can make time to write.

—Rob Sanders