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Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

Neil Gaiman on the writer’s lonely road

Written By: Jessica Morrell - Aug• 16•17

It’s not a bad thing for writer not to feel at home. Writers–we’re much more comfortable at parties standing in the corner watching everybody else having a good time than we are mingling. ~ Neil Gaiman

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  1. Dan Newland says:

    I agree. My innate shyness is what has helped me to be a better observer, and I learned a lot over decades as a journalist doing precisely that–standing in corners observing and listening, as well as actually seeking out active contacts.