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The Right of the Born Writer

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For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word.”

— Catherine Drinker Bowen

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Things Are Plotting

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“There is only one plot—things are not what they seem.”

— Jim Thompson

 

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Hardest Work in the World

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“Writing is the hardest work in the world…. Lonelier. And nobler and more enriching.”

— Harlan Ellison

 

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A Mighty Theme

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“To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.”

— Herman Melville

 

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Arrange the Sentences

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“All the words I use in my stories can be found in the dictionary — it’s just a matter of arranging them into the right sentences.”

— Somerset Maugham

 

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The Dirty Profession

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“Writing is not a genteel profession; it’s quite nasty and tough and kind of dirty.”

— Rosemary Mahoney

 

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Take a Break…If You Can

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“You may be able to take a break from writing, but you won’t be able to take a break from being a writer…”

— Stephen Leigh

 

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Words Are a Drug

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“Words are the most powerful drug used by mankind.”

— Rudyard Kipling

 

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All I Have Read

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“I am a part of all I have read.”

— John Kieran

 

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Nothing So Dangerous

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“There is nothing so dangerous to an author as silence.”

— Samuel Johnson

 

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