Sometimes kids ask how I’ve been able to write so many books. The answer is simple: one word at a time. Which is another good lesson, I think. You don’t have to do everything at once. You don’t have to know how every story is going to end. You just have to take that next step, look for that next idea, write that next word.

BrainyQuote. 2020. 11 Andrew Clements Quotes – Inspirational Quotes At Brainyquote. [online] Available at: <> [Accessed 29 May 2020].

2 thoughts

  1. This is a good quote, because I’m stuck halfway through my manuscript and I guess all that matters is getting the next beat down. Then I’ll think about the next. Thanks for sharing!


    1. Stuart I like this quote, too. Middles are tough. It is good to know that this quote will inspire you to break through, taking that next step, discovering where your story leads.


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