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Kurt Vonnegut on Writing

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“What everybody is well advised to do is to not write about your own life, this is if you want to write fast. You will be writing about your own life anyway but you won't know it.”

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“I get up at 7:30 and work four hours a day. Nine to twelve in the morning, five to six in the evening. No one works well eight hours a day.”
“Every sentence must do one of two things—reveal character or advance the action.”
“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”
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