“A good writer not only knows what words to write, but more importantly, why they need to be written.”
-Thomas Slatin

19 thoughts on “Thomas Slatin Quote

  1. I really enjoy your work! It is beautifully presented and has a quality to that makes you feel moved to see more, understand more and appreciate more.

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  2. Writters are special people, they can take us out of this world, touch our emotions, confuse us or bring clarity. Is like having a super power.

  3. This quote just speaks to me! Creating something takes time and passion. Writers nowadays just don’t click to me anymore because of their flowery words and long explanations. This quote needs to be billboard for everybody to see.

  4. Writing is a delicate process that requires a lot of mental input. That’s why I have the utmost respect for all writers.

  5. Every writer can relate to this. Having a technique like this helps to prevent writer’s block.

  6. Having a good incentive for writing is definitely important especially if you want to reach other people. Words in written form hold exceptional power especially in this day and age where you can post everything online.

  7. I am an aspiring writer myself and your words really strike home. That is the essence of writing.

  8. I totally agree. Finding the right inspiration to write is just as important as the writing itself.

  9. Exactly, straight to the point. There is no need of writing multitude of words that does not make much sense.

  10. I agree with you totally. The purpose of your writing should actually guide the choice of words you use in your writing.

  11. It’s not easy to write, it also needs creativity. Yet, I believed that every writing contains learning to be imparted with readers.

  12. Not everybody was created to write. If you know why you are supposed to write then you’ll find your place.

  13. As a writer I can express myself too in different ways. This is why one just have to be versatile and think too outside the box.

  14. A writer with unbiased opinion is so important specially in journalism. Many journalist here in Philippines write because they are paid to even if its a lie.

  15. Certainly,writing shouldn’t just be about putting thoughts to paper but the whole essence should also be thought through.It an important aspect too.

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