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I tend to be a fanatic about structure — if a bit isn’t moving the actual story along, out it goes.
- George Saunders, on writing.
Don’t talk yourself out of it. Talk yourself through it.
The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death.
- Steven Pressfield, “The War of Art”
A novel is a daily labor over a period of years. A novel is a job. But a story can be like a mad, lovely visitor, with whom you spend a rather exciting weekend.
- Lorrie Moore via theparisreview