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“M F K Fisher is the dowager queen of writers on browsing and slicing.”
“If a book doesn't grab me in the first chapter, I may not bother with it, ... As writers we're told that you have to catch readers in the first paragraph, but that is easier said than done.”
“It did not occur to me that I might be a writer until I flunked out of my first year as a chemistry major, and found work as an apprentice writer of Volkswagen ads.”
“Servitude is your legacy. It’s in your genes, peasant, or at least it had better be, or Mr. Banker will have someone bust open that empty skull of yours.”
Bobby W. Miller
“Our great American writers were all newspaper people.”
“Recognize the cunning man not by the corpses he pays homage to but by the living writers he conspires against with the most shameful weapon, Silence, or the briefest review.”
“I think at this moment, in the absence of Bellow, that Roth is the most courageous American writer. There's nothing he's afraid to say.”
“I am an authoress; I support all writers.”
“I think Star Trek has been very double-edged for all of us - as actors, writers, directors.”
“For me, writing is a calling.”
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