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Goodreads asked Thomas Uriah Jarboe:

How do you get inspired to write?

Thomas Uriah Jarboe When I'm in the need for inspiration to write, I turn to those authors that have most impressed me with their craft. David Sedaris has the most cleverly beautiful sentences ever constructed. And there isn't a single typo in any of his published works. Robin Hobb likewise has wonderfully built sentences that convey first person emotion better than almost anyone. Joe Abercrombie , for me, has truly mastered the craft. His storytelling is unparalleled, his words are so specific and precise that each one has purpose. The grit and grime of his world is palpable and I can only hope to one day create a paragraph as perfect as any of his. These and many other talented authors inspire me through the excellence of their craft.

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