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The problem with writing … (via Out of My Mind)

I so grok this post from Out of My Mind. I feel like I’m about to be drawn and quartered by the four horses of the Magic-Electro-Data Age:

1. Reading books.
2. Writing books.
3. Editing books.
4. The charms of the internet.

Always a struggle to find the creative balance and still actually accomplish something.

The problem with writing ... Are you a writer? Are you a reader? Do you divide your time equally between the two? When I started writing with the goal of publication, my reading time declined—particularly my fiction reading. And my non-fiction reading changed to consist almost exclusively of how-to write books. During my years of devouring novels, I often thought how wonderful it would be to write my own. It never occurred to me that the authors of those books might not have … Read More

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