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Quickly Quotable #55 – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.” “Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.” “My idea is always to reach my generation. The wise writer writes for … Continue reading

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Quickly Quotable #48 John Steinbeck

“The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.” “The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when … Continue reading

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