Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Quote of the day: Junot Diaz

You see, in my view a writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, because everything she does is golden.

In my view a writer is a writer because even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway. Wasn't until that night when I was faced with all those lousy pages that I realized, really realized, what it was exactly that I am.

--Junot Diaz

Read the essay this comes from. If it doesn't inspire you, nothing will. Seriously.

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