Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

Quote of the Day

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There are two kinds of authors: those who write for the subject’s sake, and those who write for writing’s sake. The first kind have had thoughts or experiences which seem to them worth communicating, while the second kind need money.

Arthur Schopenhauer, On Authorship and Style

Written by nevalalee

February 15, 2012 at 7:50 am

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  1. most may start out as the first group and end in the second group?

    darcy

    February 15, 2012 at 7:59 am

  2. I thought most of us fell into both groups…

    Jon Vagg

    February 15, 2012 at 9:06 am

  3. A little from Column A, a little from Column B…

    nevalalee

    February 15, 2012 at 10:53 am


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