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Quote wall: Vivian Gornick

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: > Most writers of books have only one story to tell; it is the one wrapped around a piece of emotional wisdom the author

Quote wall: Natalia Ginzburg

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: > When I write something I usually think it is very important and that I am a very fine writer. I think this happens

Quote wall: Austin Kleon

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: > What did you really want to say? —Austin Kleon [https://austinkleon.com/2020/03/03/what-did-you-really-want-to-say/] I never, never, never have an answer

Quote wall: Colum McCann

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: > Open elegantly. Open fiercely. Open delicately. Open with surprise. Open with everything at stake. This, of course, is a bit like being told

Quote wall: Brian Koppelman

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: > The best time to share your work is when you can't figure out how to make it better anymore. —Brian Koppelman This one

Quote wall: Austin Kleon

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: > The act of drawing is more important than the drawing. —Paraphrased from Austin Kleon's interview on the Hurry Slowly [https://hurryslowly.co/005-austin-kleon/

Quote wall: Note to self

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

Quote wall: Raymond Carver

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: > It is his world and no other. —Raymond Carver, in the New York Times [https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/books/01/

Quote wall: Ben Gibbard

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: > There’s that saying: You spend your 20s thinking everybody’s talking about you, you spend your 30s wondering why nobody’s talking

Quote wall: Colum McCann

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: > A first line should open up your rib cage. It should reach in and twist your heart backward. It should suggest that the