Sunday, January 19, 2014

Thought for the Day

You should write because you love the shape of stories
and sentences and the creation of different worlds 
on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is
the finest teacher of how to write.
~ Annie Proulx
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Quoted from Christopher Cox, "The Art of Fiction No. 199, Annie Proulx", Interview, The Paris Review, No. 188, Spring 2009

Annie Proulx's most recent books are Bird Cloud: A Memoir (Scribner, 2011) and  Fine Just the Way It Is: Wyming Stories 3 (Scribner, 2008).

Annie Proulx, Featured Author, The New York Times Archives

1 comment:

nance.mdr said...

should
is not a word
in my reasons
when it comes
to writing