Margaret Atwood (b. November 18): “Writing is not a job description…”

18 Nov

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“Writing is not a job description. A great deal of it is luck. Don’t do it if you are not a gambler because a lot of people devote many years of their lives to it (for little reward). I think people become writers because they are compulsive wordsmiths.”

~ Margaret Atwood, b. 18 November 1939

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