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QUOTE OF THE DAY

01 Feb

Who likes Hemingway? *raises both hands*

dethoan

Write drunk; edit sober.
— Ernest Hemingway

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Posted by on February 1, 2012 in Authors, Challenges, Editing, Inspiration, Writing

 

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2 responses to “QUOTE OF THE DAY

  1. Brent Darnell

    February 1, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    Love the quote. Thanks for sharing.

     
    • rogerdengle

      February 1, 2012 at 3:30 pm

      Hemingway is one of the best authors I’ve ever read. Reading that quote from him is almost enough to make me take a drink! 🙂 I guess what he’s saying is that you have to let go of your inhibitions, fears, anxieties and worries in order to really write well. Then you should sober up to edit what you’ve written. It’s good advice. I know that when I write from my heart, completely free from inhibitions, the readers have said “Wow!” Of course, the fact that Harper Collins Reps aren’t beating my door down might mean my opinion on what Hemingway said doesn’t really matter all that much. We shall see.

       
 
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