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Quotes by Ernest Hemingway

'Always stop while you are going good and don't worry about it until you start to write the next day. That way your subconscious will work on it all the time. But if you think about it consciously or worry about it you will kill it and your brain will be tired before you start.'

'When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.'

'It's none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.'

'It's none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.'

'The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof shit detector.'

'A writer's problem does not change.  He himself changes and the world he lives in changes but his problem remains the same.  It is always how to write truly and having found what is true, to project it is such a way that it becomes a part of the experience of the person who reads it.'

'Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure only death can stop it.'

'The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof shit detector. This is the writer's radar and all great writers had it.'

'The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shock-proof lie detector. This is the writer's radar and all great writers have had it.'

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