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  • “A fine work of art — music, dance, painting, story — has the power to silence the chatter in the mind and lift us to another place.”

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  • “A writer secure in his talent knows there’s no limit to what he can create, and so he trashes everything less than his best on a quest for a gem-quality story.”

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  • A writer is someone who pays attention to the world.

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  • Even work you consider to be your worst is good for something. Every effort teaches you about your desires and tendencies, or guides you toward some new possibility, or shuts the door on an avenue you mistakenly thought was the right one. It’s a trial and error game, and every line you write – especially those that never make it to the printed page – has value.

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  • You begin every book as an amateur. … Gradually, by writing sentence after sentence, the book, as it were, reveals itself to you. … Each and every sentence is a revelation

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