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Writing Quotations

“The writer’s business is to make up convincing human beings and create for them basic situations and actions by means of which they come to know themselves and reveal themselves to the reader.” –John Gardner “Writing is a little bit … Continue reading

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The Holy Agent

“It does no harm to repeat, as often as you can,’ Without me the literary industry would not exist: the publishers, the agents, the sub-agents, the sub-sub agents, the accountants, the libel lawyers, the departments of literature, the professors, the … Continue reading

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Writers On Writing: Quotable Quotes

“There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.” –Red Smith “Writing is like making love. Don’t worry about the orgasm, just concentrate on the process.”—- Isabel Allende “Writing is a little … Continue reading

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