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5/20/2011

A Thought About Putting Words On Paper

I read this about writing style today and it struck a chord:

"Style is not something glib - oh, yeah, she has style. It means becoming more and more present, settling deeper and deeper into the layers of ourselves and then speaking, knowing what we write echoes all of us; all of who we are is backing our writing. That is very solid ground to stand on. Hemingway said if a writer knows something, even if he doesn't write it, it is present in his work."

-Natalie Golberg

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