Pammy Prose

An aspiring writer's journey towards Publication

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"Finishing" a couple of manuscripts is just the beginning. Rewrite, revise, move on to more stories. But what happens after the writing seems to take so long to culminate. Query? Acquire? Publish? Who knows…it all takes what seems like a lifetime. Till then I write, for more and more lifetimes.

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I believe one writes because one has to create a world in which one can live. I could not live in any of the worlds offered to me — the world of my parents, the world of war, the world of politics. I had to create a world of my own, like a climate, a country, an atmosphere in which I could breathe, reign, and recreate myself when destroyed by living. That, I believe, is the reason for every work of art.
Anaïs Nin (via amandaonwriting)

I believe one writes because one has to create a world in which one can live. I could not live in any of the worlds offered to me…

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I write lustily and humorously. It isn’t calculated; it’s the way I think. I’ve invented a writing style that expresses who I am.
Erica Jong (via writingquotes)

“I write lustily and humorously. It isn’t calculated; it’s the way I think. I’ve invented a writing style that expresses who I am.”

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