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Ruth Finnegan

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in Derry, The United Kingdom
December 31, 1933

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Ruth Finnegan Just keep writing, every day, however bad it seems to be - then suddenly it'll turn out good and be what you want to say (that's certainly what happen…moreJust keep writing, every day, however bad it seems to be - then suddenly it'll turn out good and be what you want to say (that's certainly what happened to me, specially with my novel, Black inked pearl, which somehow came effortlessly out of my unconscious, but I am sure wouldn't have if I hadn'd spent those the days and years of MAKING myself write for, say, at least anh our every day. WORTH IT! good luck to you! Ruth(less)
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FICTION AND ANTHROPLOGY

Have just realised that this 'Fiction and Anthrop' field that I had sort-of known about but hadn't noticed much - even thought a bit marginal to my normal concerns - is not only well recognised but exciting, growing.

AND shock horror, that I'm part of it!'

More later when I've absorbed the shock ...

Anyone else out there interested?

You don't have to count as an 'accredited anthropologist (ugh), Just Read more of this blog post »
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