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Jay McInerney (b. January 13): “There aren’t many shy writers left.”

13 Jan

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“There aren’t many shy writers left.”

~ Jay McInerney, b. 13 January 1955

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January 3rd birthday: J.R.R. Tolkien

3 Jan

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“Not all who wander are lost.”

~ JRR Tolkien, b. 3 Jan 1892

Mary Higgins Clark (b. Dec 24): “The first four months of writing the book, I’m scratching with my hands through granite…”

24 Dec

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“The first four months of writing the book, my mental image is scratching with my hands through granite. My other image is pushing a train up the mountain, and it’s icy, and I’m in bare feet.”

~ Mary Higgins Clark, b. 24 December 1929

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William Safire (b. December 17): “The right to do something doesn’t mean doing it is right.”

17 Dec

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“The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right.”

~ William Safire, b. 17 December 1929

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Edna O’Brien (b. December 15): “Writers are always anxious, always on the run…”

15 Dec

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“Writers are always anxious, always on the run – from the telephone, from responsibilities, from the distractions of the world.”

~ Edna O’Brien, b. 15 December 1930

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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (b. December 11): “How can you expect a man who’s warm to understand one who’s cold?”

11 Dec

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“How can you expect a man who’s warm to understand one who’s cold?”

~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, b. 11 December 1918

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Emily Dickinson (b. December 10): “The soul should always stand ajar…”

10 Dec

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“The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.”

~ Emily Dickinson, b. 10 December 1830

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