10 Joan Didion Quotes to Inspire Your Writing

These ten quotes from Joan Didion will inspire you—with photographs excerpted from Tracy Daugherty's The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion.

QDT Editor
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Whether she's critiquing culture in Slouching Towards Bethlehem or poignantly writing about loss in The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion is an icon, admired by so many writers and readers alike. If you're struggling with your creative pursuits, these ten quotes showcasing Didion's wisdom about the writing life are sure to inspire you. As a bonus, they also feature amazing photography from Tracy Daugherty's The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion.

You can buy The Last Love Song on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, Books-a-Million, or Apple.

Photos reprinted from The Last Love Song. Copyright ©2015 by Tracy Daugherty. Published by St. Martin's Press.

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