An interesting look at writing and writers. And I love Neil Gaiman’s quote as to “why”.
Originally posted on bookgirl:
Is there a magic formula to writing a best selling novel – of course not, but this does not stop me wanting to know all the what, where, how and why’s of my favourite authors. I might uncover some secret that best selling novelists have kept hidden for centuries;…
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All I can do is make up stories, and that won’t get you a husband.” She spoke with absolute certainty.
“It would if he liked stories,” Theron pointed out.
Ellen Kushner & Delia Sherman
“It is impossible to to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well have not lived at all – in which case you fail by default.” – J.K. Rowling
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