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Dani Shapiro on Vulnerability, the Creative Impulse, the Writing Life, and How to Live with Presence
Dani Shapiro on Vulnerability, the Creative Impulse, the Writing Life, and How to Live with Presence

“The job — as well as the plight, and the unexpected joy — of the artist is to embrace uncertainty, to be sharpened and honed by it. To be birthed by it.”

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Dani Shapiro on the Pleasures and Perils of Writing and the Creative Life
Dani Shapiro on the Pleasures and Perils of Writing and the Creative Life

“It is in the thousands of days of trying, failing, sitting, thinking, resisting, dreaming, raveling, unraveling that we are at our most engaged, alert, and alive.”

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The Perils of Plans: Why Creativity Requires Leaping into the Unknown
The Perils of Plans: Why Creativity Requires Leaping into the Unknown

“The job—as well as the plight, and the unexpected joy—of the artist is to embrace uncertainty, to be sharpened and honed by it.”

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Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York
Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York

“I’d entered the city the way one enters any grand love affair: with no exit plan.”

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