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“Any writer who has difficulty in writing probably is not onto his true subject, but wasting time with false, petty goals; as soon as you connect with your true subject you will write.” – Joyce Carol Oates

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Here’s a double dose. “I want to remember everything. I want to know everything.” – Harriet the Spy (1996) “If it’s a frivolous, relaxing book, I read every word. But serious books I read on the right-hand side only because I’ve discovered enormous redundancy in any well-written book, and I find that by reading only the […]

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Another Double Dose of Daily Quotes! “Impotent atom with desolate gaze Threading the tumult of hazardous ways— Oh, for the veils, for the veils of my youth Veils that hung low o’er the blaze of the truth!” – Georgia Douglas Johnson, “Lost Illusions” “It’s funny, I have a very dim memory of White Noise. I’ve never […]

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“If I were a writer worth the salt in anyone’s margarita, I’d probably go on a drinking binge and make the local paper for some reckless rampage; but since I don’t drink, and I’m married with five kids, the cash will get shuttled down the support system pipeline of paternal responsibility (and fund more writing […]

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“I was trying to read a lot. I didn’t read enough, was my problem. You read all the time. Read, read, read. Not to learn how to write, but just so you have this bank of what’s the ballpark” – Ron Carlson

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