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Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

Lia Purpura on teaching writers:

Written By: Jessica Morrell - Aug• 27•15

balletfeetHere, I walk into class thinking, Really I have nothing to say to these people, the proper study of writing is reading, is well-managed awe, desire to make a thing, stamina for finishing, adoration of  language, and so on about reverie, solitude, etc. Here, sitting down, I’m going over my secret: I don’t want to be inspiring, I just want to write and they, too, should want that – let’s all agree to go home and work hard.”
Lia Purpura

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