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Marcus Tullius Cicero
“Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Stephen King
“Fiction is the truth inside the lie.”
Stephen King

Ernest Hemingway
“Do you suffer when you write? I don't at all. Suffer like a bastard when don't write, or just before, and feel empty and fucked out afterwards. But never feel as good as while writing.”
Ernest Hemingway

T.S. Eliot
“Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.”
T.S. Eliot

John Gardner
“Nothing can be more limiting to the imagination than only writing about what you know”
John Gardner