Alec Nevala-Lee

Thoughts on art, creativity, and the writing life.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one’s family and friends; and, lastly, the solid cash.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Written by nevalalee

April 3, 2014 at 7:30 am

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  1. It better be the first two because the latter is a remote possibility for most!

    menomama3

    April 3, 2014 at 7:48 am

  2. Hawthorne says “lastly” for a reason!

    nevalalee

    April 3, 2014 at 8:20 am


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