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Love Your Work

If we love our work, we will treat it with profound respect. Flannery O’Connor was one of the great originals. She could be honest, profound and outrageous all at once. So I value her opinion more than most people’s. In

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Get Real

I’ll turn this thought over to a couple fellows brighter than I’ll ever be. SØren Kierkegaard wrote, “A person with originality comes along, and consequently does not say: one must take the world as it is, but: whatever the world

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Write What and Why?

In the context of advising a friend about what kinds of books to read, Franz Kafka asserted, “A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. That is my belief.” K’s assertion offers us writers plenty to

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