Writing is human storytelling

We’ve been brainwashed into thinking that we are all specialists of some kind and that you can’t really be a writer unless you’ve got something like a master’s degree. Obviously, we want dentists to be trained, but writing is human storytelling and everybody does it. (Margaret Atwood)

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The reason for trash cans

“A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason.” Margaret Atwood