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Tag Archives: Mordecai Richler
Day 109 – The Word is “Colander”
Been sick in tired lately, as Fitzgerald would (and did) say. Which is a great segue to a word about my “hour every day, no matter what”. I came up with that because I was afraid I’d start and then … Continue reading
Capote on Non-Fiction Novels
I sometimes feel that when I stop writing, that is when I am most honest. Yes, I can plop down my hour’s worth of words on the page. I can doodle, stringing a bunch of words together that may have meaning, but have no feeling. Or intent. Continue reading
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Day 61 – ADVICE – “Shut Up, Editor – You Don’t Own Me”
The most bewildering advice a writer ever gets is “just write”.
It doesn’t make much sense, on the surface of it. If you’re blocked, then “just writing” is like telling Mother Hubbard to just cook — there’s nothing in the damn cupboard, so the best you can do is cook the damn dog, and that ain’t happening. Continue reading
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