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Quote wall: Note to self

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On the bulletin board above my desk, I keep a handful of quotes that have taught me something, or that I hope to learn from.

Here's one:

Play to the top of your own intelligence. (No dumbing down.)

I can't attribute this one to Nina LaCour, exactly. It's a note that I jotted down while taking her Slow Novel Lab writing course. (Terrific course for writers at any level, for what it's worth.)

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