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Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem.

Whatever creativity is, it is in part a solution to a problem.

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Keep violence in the mind where it belongs

Keep violence in the mind where it belongs

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When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell.

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell.

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I am a writer and always was; being a writer is an integral part of my identity. Being published, being read more

I am a writer and always was; being a writer is an integral part of my identity. Being published, being well regarded, is a component of that identity.

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Feedback is a pleasant thing. I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places.

Feedback is a pleasant thing. I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places.

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When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That read more

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them, they show us the state of our decay.

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It is comparatively easy to become a writer; staying a writer, resisting formulaic work, generating one's own creativity - that's read more

It is comparatively easy to become a writer; staying a writer, resisting formulaic work, generating one's own creativity - that's a much tougher matter.

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A.I.

A.I.

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I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. read more

I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth.

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Writers must fortify themselves with pride and egotism as best they can. The process is analogous to using sandbags and read more

Writers must fortify themselves with pride and egotism as best they can. The process is analogous to using sandbags and loose timbers to protect a house against flood. Writers are vulnerable creatures like anyone else. For what do they have in reality? Not sandbags, not timbers. Just a flimsy reputation and a name.

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