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Memo to Aspiring Novelists: It Helps to be A Little Nuts

In wanting to be a novelist, there must be something beyond rationality at work. Call it love or obsession, a need to express or a need for attention, an ability to communicate or an inability to shut up, but writers are clearly a little bit insane.Erin Barratte and Jack Mingo, It Takes a Certain Type To Be A Writer, 2003
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