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1. "Night-time is when I brainstorm; last thing, when the family's asleep and I'm alone, I think about the next day's writing and plan a strategy for my assault on the blank page."
Author: Athol Fugard
2. "And as he watched them walk out of the orphanage, Thomas Carter would think of their lives as the blank pages of a book in which he had written the initial chapters of a story he would never be allowed to finish."
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
3. "As I stare at the blank page, I am at once awash inwords but unable to find the ones I want to use. (Page 218)"
Author: Carrie Ryan
4. "The blank page is God's way of letting us know how hard it is to be God."
Author: G.K. Chesterton
5. "A word is a bud attempting to become a twig. How can one not dream while writing? It is the pen which dreams. The blank page gives the right to dream."
Author: Gaston Bachelard
6. "This is how space begins, with words only, signs traced on the blank page. To describe space: to name it, to trace it, like those portolano-makers who saturated the coastlines with the names of harbours, the names of capes, the names of inlets, until in the end the land was only separated from the sea by a continuous ribbon of text. Is the aleph, that place in Borges from which the entire world is visible simultaneously, anything other than an alphabet?"
Author: Georges Perec
7. "I enjoy the freedom of the blank page."
Author: Irvine Welsh
8. "The blank page, otherwise known as the vast playground of the writer's imagination." J.L. Bond"
Author: J.L. Bond
9. "What is it about the blank page that makes me want to hurl myself into a game of solitaire? I ask myself these kinds of questions while I'm playing solitaire."
Author: Jennifer Gilmore
10. "Every morning, before breakfast, and before I come here, your mother and I go to the guest room, the animals follow us, I thumb through the blank pages and gesture laughter, and gesture tears, if she asks why I'm laughing or crying about, I tap my finger on the page, and if she asks, "Why?" I press her hand against her heart, and then against my heart, or I touch her forefinger to the mirror, or touch it, quickly, against the hotplate, sometimes I wonder if she knows, I wonder in my Nothingness moments if she's testing me, if she types nonsense all day long, or if she types nothing at all, just to see what I'll do in response, she wants to know if I love her, that's all anyone wants from anyone else, not love itself but the knowledge that love is there, like new batteries in the flashlight in the emergency kit in the hall closet (...)"
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
11. "I live for the blank page."
Author: Lisa Unger
12. "I'll tell you now. That silence almost beat me. It's the silence that scares me. It's the blank page on which I can write my own fears. The spirits of the dead have nothing on it. The dead one tried to show me hell, but it was a pale imitation of the horror I can paint on the darkness in a quiet moment."
Author: Mark Lawrence
13. "It's the silence that scares me. It's the blank page on which I can write my own fears."
Author: Mark Lawrence
14. "It was Russia, January 5, 1943, and just another icy day. Out among the city and snow, there were dead Russians and Germans everywhere. Those who remained were firing into the blank pages in front of them. Three languages interwove. The Russian, the bullets, the German."
Author: Markus Zusak
15. "I don't even subscribe to writer's block being a truthful thing. I've had writer's laziness quite often. But I think it's all about sitting down and facing down the blank page and doing it, and I've always been ok at that."
Author: Martin McDonagh
16. "A writer is very much like the captain on a star ship facing the unknown. When you face the blank page and you have no idea where you're going. It can be terrifying, but it can also be the adventure of a lifetime."
Author: Michael Piller
17. "A poem should improve on the blank page."
Author: Nicanor Parra
18. "One thing I knew about the novelist's task: when in doubt, write; when empty, write; when afraid, write. Nothing is more impenetrable than the blank page. The blank page is the void, the absence of sense and feeling, the white light of literary death."
Author: Philip Sington
19. "I was strictly a college-ruled man myself, having no talent for illustration and a microscopic scrawl that made wide-ruled seem roomy. The blank pages were usually the most popular"
Author: Rachel Cohn
20. "You must not come lightly to the blank page."
Author: Stephen King
21. "The writer presents himself to the blank page not with an open passport but an open heart."
Author: Taiye Selasi
22. "I like writing a lot more than I used to. I used to find it scary but now I've got used to it once it gets going. I used to find it hard to start. Fear of the blank page. The first thing you write down won't bear any relation to what's in your head and that's always disappointing."
Author: Victoria Wood

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