Writing stopped being fun when I discovered the difference between good writing and bad and, even more terrifying, the difference between it and true art. And after that, the whip came down.
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Mick Jagger is about as sexy as a pissing toad.
When God hands you a gift, he also hands you a whip; and the whip is intended for self-flagellation solely.
I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil.
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make.
Are there any writers on the literary scene whom I consider truly great Yes Truman Capote.
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