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Henry Miller on Originality
Henry Miller on Originality

“And your way, is it really your way?”

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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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E. B. White on the Role and Responsibility of the Writer
E. B. White on the Role and Responsibility of the Writer

“Writers do not merely reflect and interpret life, they inform and shape life.”

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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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