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James Baldwin’s Advice on Writing
James Baldwin’s Advice on Writing

“Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but most of all, endurance.”

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George Plimpton on the Art of Public Speaking and How to Overcome Stage Fright
George Plimpton on the Art of Public Speaking and How to Overcome Stage Fright

“The best speakers are those who make their words sound spontaneous even if memorized.”

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The Paris Review Origin Story and Their Secret to the Art of the Interview
The Paris Review Origin Story and Their Secret to the Art of the Interview

“Authors are sometimes like tomcats: they distrust all the other toms, but they are kind to kittens.”

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