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The Long Path To Edited

My own experience is that once a story has been written, one has to cross out the beginning and the end. It is there that we authors do most of our lying. 52 more words

Writing

Chekov, on why over half our novel takes place in an apartment:

In real life people don’t spend every minute shooting each other, hanging themselves and making confessions of love. They don’t spend all the time saying clever things.

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Inspiration

To Follow the World or not...

I don’t follow the news. It depresses me. -A Wise Friend

Honestly, these words first heard some months ago are making more and more sense lately.

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Travel

“You must once and for all give up being worried about successes and failures. Don’t let that concern you. It’s your duty to go on working steadily day by day, quite quietly, to be prepared for mistakes, which are inevitable, and for failures – in short, to do your job as actress…”

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