On Writing

November 26th, 2012 by

“As for writing, most people secretly believe they themselves have a book in them, which they would write if they could only find the time. And there’s some truth to this notion. A lot of people do have a book in them — that is, they have had an experience that other people might want to read about. But this is not the same thing as ‘being a writer.’ Or, to put it in a more sinister way: everyone can dig a hole in a cemetery, but not everyone is a grave-digger.”

— Margaret Atwood, “Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing”

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  1. Mary Avila says:

    Question, where does the blacklist hire there professional readers for 50.00 a read? I have had several professionals from well know sites read my script. The reader, I had here for 50.00 dollars was terrible. The reviw that was writen, seemed like the person just briefed my script. It was not fully read by the comments.

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