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Barbara Kingsolver Quote

  • October 14, 2014

Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.
— Barbara Kingsolver

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9 Comments on Barbara Kingsolver Quote

  • King Mosby says:
    January 20, 2019 at 12:23 AM

    This is really powerful and encouraging. I’ve always been doubtful about expressing myself, so this is a great reminder.

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  • thewanderrunner says:
    January 19, 2019 at 12:35 AM

    Self expression is always my priority.Whatever it takes I say what I mean and I mean what I say.

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  • Miaka Yuuki says:
    January 17, 2019 at 9:12 PM

    You cannot please everybody, However just do good and be better. Things will go your way eventually.

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  • Maury Cheskes says:
    January 17, 2019 at 1:10 PM

    Brilliant quote. It’s good to have your own voice and use it when writing. Closing the door adds to the feeling of being secluded with your own thoughts. Thanks for sharing.

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  • jolly555 says:
    January 17, 2019 at 12:49 PM

    This is a good quote loaded with with an inspirational word. This is to say write without any sentiment or eye service.

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  • Danielle M says:
    January 17, 2019 at 10:41 AM

    Oh wow, thats exactly what I think. I m,iss these days when I used to writte just because I liked it, and what I liked .

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  • brainedet says:
    January 17, 2019 at 6:12 AM

    Don’t figure out what people want you to say but what you want to write. This is definitely true and this should be what everyone should focus on.

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  • Maira says:
    January 17, 2019 at 5:02 AM

    This is a good quote for becoming a good writer. Thanks for sharing this quote!

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  • Rizzee Cerdeñola says:
    January 17, 2019 at 2:18 AM

    Writing is about expressing what you feel. I don’t care what other people would say about it.

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