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Gloria Steinem

Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don’t feel I should be doing something else.

Gloria Steinem

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John Jakes quote on writing…

“Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.”

John Jakes American Author who wrote the Kent Family Chornicles and the North and South Trilogy (1932-)

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F. Scott Fitzgerald quote on writing…

“All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.”

—F. Scott Fitzgerald — American Author of Novels and Short Stories — (1896-1940)

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E.M. Forester quote on mans creative state.

“In the creative state a man is taken out of himself. He lets down as it were a bucket into his subconscious, and draws up something which is beyond his reach. He mixes this thing with his normal experiences, and out of the mixture he makes a work of art.”

E.M Forester English Novelist (1879–1970)

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Janet Burroway quote on writing a book.

“The sensation of writing a book is the sensation of spinning, blinded by love and daring. It is the sensation of rearing and peering from the bent tip of a grass blade, looking for a route.”

–Janet Burroway author and educator

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