Ernest Hemingway did a great deal toward making the writer an acceptable public figure; obviously, he was no sissy.
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In the theater, characters have to cut the umbilical cord from the writer and talk in their own voices.
Kennedy was a man who liked writers and even I got invited to the White House.
Writing is like a contact sport, like football. You can get hurt, but you enjoy it.
The last paragraph, in which you tell what the story is about, is almost always best left out.
In America, we have the feeling of the doomed young artist. Fitzgerald was the great example of that.
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