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Magic Hours: Tom Bissell on the Secrets of Creators and Creation
Magic Hours: Tom Bissell on the Secrets of Creators and Creation

“To create anything… is to believe, if only momentarily, you are capable of magic.”

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Advice on Advice from Literary Greats
Advice on Advice from Literary Greats

Cultivating the wisdom to know when to ignore wisdom.

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Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck
Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck

On the value of unconscious association, or why the best advice is no advice.

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Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Great Story
Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Great Story

“Write to please just one person. If you open a window and make love to the world, so to speak, your story will get pneumonia.”

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Jack Kerouac’s List of 30 Beliefs and Techniques for Writing and Life
Jack Kerouac’s List of 30 Beliefs and Techniques for Writing and Life

“No fear or shame in the dignity of yr experience, language & knowledge.”

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10 Tips on Writing from David Ogilvy
10 Tips on Writing from David Ogilvy

“Good writing is not a natural gift. You have to learn to write well. Here are 10 hints.”

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