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A Quotation from Wallace Stegner

“Creation is a knack which is empowered by practice, and like almost any skill, it is lost if you don’t practice it.” — Wallace Stegner

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A Quotation from John Updike

“Fiction is nothing less than the subtlest instrument for self-examination and self-display that Mankind has invented yet.” — John Updike, “The Importance of Fiction,” in his Odd Jobs: Essays and Criticism (New York: Knopf, 1991), p.86

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A Quote From Frederick Buechner

“The writers who get my personal award are the ones who show exceptional promise of looking at world as candidly and searchingly and feelingly as they know how and then of telling the rest of us what they have found … Continue reading

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