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Quotes by John Steinbeck

‘Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper. Never correct or rewrite until the whole thing is down.’

‘Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper.  Never correct or rewrite until the whole thing is down.’

'To finish is a sadness to a writer - a little death.  He puts the last word down and it is done.  But it isn't really done.  The story goes on and leaves the writer behind, for no story is ever done.'

'The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.'

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