Five for Friday: Just getting it down on the page

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“Don’t
get it right, just get it written.”–James Thurber

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“Whether
or not you write well, write bravely.” –Bill Stout

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“Don’t
think of literary form. Let it get out as it wants to. Overtell it in the
matter of detail—cutting comes later. The form will develop in the telling.
Don’t make the telling follow the form.” –John Steinbeck

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“I
don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must
know it has got to get down to work.” –Pearl S. Buck

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"It
is by sitting down to write every morning that one becomes a writer."
-Gerald Brenan

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