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Out of the Mouths of …

… writers. Here are a few of my favorites, especially when I’m feeling a bit frustrated with my “chosen” profession.

When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand. ~ Raymond Chandler

The first chapter sells the book. The last chapter sells the next book. ~ Mickey Spillanetypewriter

It is perfectly okay to write garbage–as long as you edit brilliantly. ~ C. J. Cherryh

Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia. ~ E.L. Doctorow

Writing is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to those who have none. ~ Jules Renard

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