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Malcolm Cowley on the Four Stages of Writing: Lessons from the First Five Years of The Paris Review
Malcolm Cowley on the Four Stages of Writing: Lessons from the First Five Years of The Paris Review

“The germ of a story is a new and simple element introduced into an existing situation or mood.”

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Joy Williams’s Daily Writing Routine
Joy Williams’s Daily Writing Routine

“…all messages which will fuel the morrow’s pages coming to me in friendly and artful dreams…”

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Sister Corita Kent’s Timeless Rules for Learning and Life, Hand-Lettered by Lisa Congdon
Sister Corita Kent’s Timeless Rules for Learning and Life, Hand-Lettered by Lisa Congdon

“It’s the people who do all of the work all the time who eventually catch on to things.”

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The Art of Observation and Why Genius Lies in the Selection of What Is Worth Observing
The Art of Observation and Why Genius Lies in the Selection of What Is Worth Observing

How to master the crucial difference between the empirical and the intuitive.

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Amanda Palmer on the Art of Asking and the Shared Dignity of Giving and Receiving
Amanda Palmer on the Art of Asking and the Shared Dignity of Giving and Receiving

“When we really see each other, we want to help each other.”

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Mary Gordon on the Joy of Notebooks and How Writing by Hand Catalyzes Creativity
Mary Gordon on the Joy of Notebooks and How Writing by Hand Catalyzes Creativity

“However thoroughly we lose ourselves in the vortex of our invention, we inhabit a corporeal world.”

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