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“But I wanted more. Which is partly why the story took so long to complete. Also I broke one of the unwritten rules of storytelling and told a writing class that I was planning to use the Tunnel in a story, mentioned how I’d already photographed it, timed how long it took to make a crossing, things like that. Which promptly shut the whole thing down. As Ray Bradbury and Frank Herbert, among others, used to stress again and again: you never discuss work in progress, never, not even half-formed projects like mine. I knew the wisdom of such advice only too well, knew that you use the same energy to talk it as to write it and often kill the energy in the process. Still, I let myself do just that.”
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Jack Dann Dear Talie,
Let me know what you think of the books.
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Talie Helene Hi Jack -- I've just ordered a "Christmas present" for myself: a tonne of books from your 'BOOKS FOR WRITERS: AN ESSENTIAL LIST' -- looking forward to delving into these!



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