Welcome back to my series of Motivational Quotes for Writers for the 2019 A-Z Challenge. We’ve almost reached the end of the alphabet and the end of April and now we’re up to X. My word for X was going to be the X-Factor which is that mysterious spark you see in talented people which seemingly defies definition. That’s a much needed ingredient for a writer, but I’m not sure whether you can manufacture that. Is it a case of you’ve either got it or you don’t? So sad, too bad?
Anyway, when I tried to find X-Factor quotes, I could only find references to the TV show. That wasn’t what I was looking for.
So, off I went looking for words starting with X as so many of us do in this challenge. There’s usually at least one letter that brings us to our knees and X is one of the most likely culprits.
However, as strange as it might sound, I actually found a fabulous X-ray quote which was even relevant to writing:
“He wished he had some kind of X-ray vision for the
Have you read The Memory Keeper’s Daughter? After reading that brilliant quote, I’m very tempted to give it a go.
While we’re talking about X-rays, this quotes about the discovery of the x-ray is also interesting:
“Great discoveries are made accidentally less often than the populace likes to think.”
(Commenting on how an accident led to the discovery of X-rays)”
If you’re doing the A-Z Challenge, what did you come up with for X? I am not doing a great job with reading other blogs this year, but hope to catch up.