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Writing is easy: all you do is sit staring at the blank sheet of paper until the drops of blood form on your forehead.

Writing is no trouble: you just jot down ideas as they occur to you. The jotting is simplicity itself - it is the occurring which is difficult.

Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness.

Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.

Writing, when properly managed (as you may be sure I think mine is) is but a different name for conversation.

Writing: I certainly do rewrite my central myth in every book, and would never read or trust any writer who did not also do so.

You cannot write in the chimney with charcoal.

You have to throw yourself away when you write.

Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good.


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