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“It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.”

“It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.”– Robert Benchley https://wanttowriteabook.wordpress.com/2014/03/09/it-took-me-15/ and https://craigsbooks.wordpress.com/2015/07/28/the-writing-life/ The various … Continue reading

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Writers on Writing (Writing in the Zone)

http://www.amazon.com/Writers-Writing-Zone-misc-authors-ebook/dp/B00B6DOE7K/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1406588339&sr=8-1&keywords=craig+lock+%2B+writers+on+writing You may also like http://www.craigswritingarticl;es.wordpress.com enjoy What’s the definition of an aspiring writer? A waiter (er sorry waiters… you do a great job and I couldn’t do your job without spilling liquid over the patrons, like Frank Spencer in … Continue reading

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“It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.”

  “It took me 15 years to find out that I had no talent for writing, but by then I couldn’t give it up, because by then I was too famous to give up.” – Robert Benchley

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“When you’re writing there are times when you feel it’s a bit of a struggle. However, at other times you’re in what is called ‘the zone’ and writing just feels effortless. This happens when finding the right words is no longer a struggle; but this heightened state, as with most crafts usually comes with practise. Then words simply flow into your head faster than you can write them down (or can press the keyboard). But you have to really push your writing limits to get this kind of experience. “

September 5, 2013 “When you’re writing there are times when you feel it’s a bit of a struggle. However, at other times you’re in what is called ‘the zone’ and writing just feels effortless. This happens when finding the right … Continue reading

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Writers on Writing

“As things stand now, I am going to be a writer. I’m not sure that I’m going to be a good one or even a self-supporting one, but until the dark thumb of fate presses me to the dust and says, ‘you are nothing’, I will be a writer.”

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