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Thursday, 16 October 2014

WRITERS ON WRITING #56: Joyce Carol Oates


I have forced myself to begin writing when I've been utterly exhausted, when I've felt my soul as thin as a playing card, when nothing has seemed worth enduring for another five minutes . . . and somehow the activity of writing changes everything.  Or appears to do so.

Women Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews (1989) edited by GEORGE PLIMPTON

 


Click HERE to visit an website devoted to the life and work of US novelist, critic and academic JOYCE CAROL OATES.

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