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Friday, September 14, 2012


This tie-in to my latest Chicanonautica over at La Bloga is a problem. It's about what's going in my writing life. Unfortunately, there aren't any videos of that, and I don't have the time to make any. So instead, here's some advice from other writers.

I don't like to go around giving advice on how to become a writer. It's kind of like giving advice on how to become a drug addict. What if somebody actually succeeds?

Ray Bradbury is always good for getting you fired up:

Here's Kurt Vonnegut on the art of the short story:

Does anybody read short stories anymore?

As for attitude, here's Henry Miller:

And Hunter Thompson:

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