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Writers tend to write stories as a kind of holiday between novels, or as preliminary steps towards a novel. Stories just don’t often make up…
The short story seems like the best of all possible worlds. I do feel it is closer to writing poetry than to writing a novel,…
For a long period of history, you were what people said about you, and if your reputation was stained, you were in very serious trouble.…
There are seldom more than a couple of students in any workshop who seem natural writers.
I consider myself a writer. I don’t favour any type of writing. I sometimes wish short stories came more easily to me.
I got into online trading. It was alarmingly easy to do. I went through the whole cycle of emotions, from supreme self-confidence to total impotence.…
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