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The Act of Writing

What are you waiting for? Writers are not pessimists. If they were, they would never write for fear nobody would ever read their material. We write not just for ourselves, but we write for the purpose that others will appreciate what we have been able to accomplish.

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Words emerging from a living mouth: read your work aloud

Some years ago I was asked what I, as a writer, actually did all day. I was in the process of revising a script, so I answered truthfully: I spent the whole day talking to my imaginary friends. 417 more words

On Writing

Famous Artist Quote #0236

“I like to quote myself frequently and often, it makes me sound much more intelligent than I actually am.”

George Bernard Shaw

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Bertolt Brecht's When I’d reported to the couple, thus

Bertolt Brecht was born one-hundred and seventeen years ago today. Though primarily remembered for his dramatic works (plays and theory), Brecht was also a brilliant poet. 175 more words

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. – George Bernard Shaw

Quotations

"The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction..."

“The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality.” ~T.S. Eliot, 1888-1965, Tradition and the Individual Talent, Poet, dramatist, literary critic, and editor

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