Writers Seeking Amusement Take Note

edna ferber

Edna Ferber, author of Giant and Show Boat, said, “Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!”

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