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Young Adult Dark Urban Fantasy Author ~

All Writers Are Vain.

“All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives there lies a mystery. Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon which one can neither resist nor understand.”

~George Orwell

George Orwell

George Orwell (Photo credit: jovike)

 

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3 responses

  1. “We become a channel for the story that wants to be told by us.” Alan Watt, author of ‘The 90-day Novel’
    If that doesn’t describe demonic possession, then my childhood as a Southern Baptist was in vain…

    July 20, 2012 at 10:19 am

  2. I like that quote as well.

    July 21, 2012 at 2:46 pm

  3. Pingback: Vain sounds « Rubber Tyres –> Smooth Rides

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