The hardest thing 
about writing 
is writing.

—Nora Ephron

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Sri Lanka in Interesting Times

Sri Lanka in Interesting Times

There is a Chinese curse which says, “May he live in interesting times.” Like it or not we live in interesting times. They are times of danger and uncertainty; but they are also more open to the creative energy of men than any other time in history.[1] —Robert...

Keep a small can
of WD-40 on your desk—
away from any open flames—
to remind yourself
that if you don’t write daily,
you will get rusty.

—George Singleton

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What I have learned in time,
in 32 years of writing,
is that it’s a lot of work,
and if I just show up,
and I work and work,
there is a moment,
a magical moment,
at some point,
when it gives. 

—Isabel Allende

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Discipline is the ability
to make yourself do something
you don’t want to do
in order to get a result
you really want to get.

—Andy Andrews

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