Tag: Editing

Important things to write

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 he knows it is not true. American journalist, author, and Nobel Prize laureate, John Steinbeck, was born on this day in 1902 (died 1968). You had no idea that …

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Writing my way to Carnegie Hall (and of course, I talk about the weekend)

  I don’t think anyone is ever writing so that you can throw it away. You’re always writing it to be something. Later, you decide whether it’ll ever see the light of day. But at the moment of its writing, it’s always meant to be something. So, to me, there’s no practicing; there’s only editing …

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