Inspirational Quote of the Week

Written by Emily Harstone | August 15, 2013

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Whenever I teach a class at the university level, I put a quote on the board every day. This quote is the one I write on the board during the first day in class. Ray Bradbury has some of the best advice for writers, but this statement has to be one of his best.

Even though this statement is obvious, students almost never think of writing in these terms. Often I’ve had writers fail classes not because of their ability to craft a sentence but because of their inability to write more than a page of related text.

They get caught up in creating something perfect and run out of time to create something at all. So as long as continue to write on a regular basis, even if it’s not perfect, you are a success.