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Book #5-The Writing Life by Annie Dillard

The Writing Life is a very small book—only 111 pages—that has been in my bookcase for many years. Its author, Annie Dillard, is well known in literary circles. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her 1975 book, Pilgrim at

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Nora Ephron—icon, writer’s writer, one of my idols

Everyone needs heroes, role models, people who have gone before and succeeded at the very thing that’s important to you. Even Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich, who many consider the quintessential role model, had his own set

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Don’t Hold Back

“One of the things I know about writing is this: spend it all, shoot it, play it, lose it, all, right away, every time. Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book or for another

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