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  •  David Hartwell, the editor, said (6+ / 0-)

    that writers WRITE...they can't NOT write was what he meant. But what he said was, a real writer, short on time, will skip showering, to write.

    As though it's a compulsion.

    Which I think, in fact, it is.

    People who are well-adjusted rarely become brilliant writers...it takes a particularly skewed personality to become an artist of any stripe.

    Irony takes a worse beating from Republicans than Wile E. Coyote does from Acme. --Tara the Antisocial Social Worker

    by Youffraita on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 07:47:46 PM PDT

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