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Never stop learning and never give up!

Never stop learning and never give up!
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

You’re a loner in body, mind, and soul. A writer who spends a day of solitu

You’re a loner in body, mind, and soul. A writer who spends a day of solitude in the office is plagued by a mind that travels with the body. The work never stops.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Behind every novel is a greater story of how it came to be published.

Behind every novel is a greater story of how it came to be published.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

There are three certainties in a writer's life: death, taxes, and rejection

There are three certainties in a writer's life: death, taxes, and rejection letters.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

For years I dreamed of having the sort of massive oak slab that would domin

For years I dreamed of having the sort of massive oak slab that would dominate a room...
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Do what you love, especially if your sharing the word

Do what you love, especially if your sharing the word
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Writing is a 24/7 job. You live it, eat it, breathe it... the pay can be pr

Writing is a 24/7 job. You live it, eat it, breathe it... the pay can be pretty lousy, but you do it happily, because you love it!!! That, and from the day you started writing the voices in your head became a permanent fixture :) ... oh, missed one out -
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...the demands of writing and of real life are not always similar.

...the demands of writing and of real life are not always similar.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Perhaps the hardest thing in all literature— at least I have found it so: b

Perhaps the hardest thing in all literature— at least I have found it so: by no voluntary effort can I accomplish it: I have to take it as it comes— is to write anything original. And perhaps the easiest is, when once an original line has been struck out,
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

...nearly everything seems a letdown after a writer has finished writing so

...nearly everything seems a letdown after a writer has finished writing something.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

I have to declare in all candor that no one interested in being published i

I have to declare in all candor that no one interested in being published in our time can afford to be so naive as to believe that a book will make it merely because it's good.
Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago

I also know that not everyone will like what I do, and that there are many

I also know that not everyone will like what I do, and that there are many people who do love my work, and so I write for them, and for my own pleasure, and try not to brood too much over those who have different tastes. And I have written enough books no
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