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June 24, 2013
American novelist, journalist, and biographer James Kaplan shares the best advice he ever received:
My mentor and friend, the great New Yorker fiction editor and writer William Maxwell, once sent a six-word reply to a long letter in which I worried elaborately about not being prolific enough:
“Write with pleasure, James. It’s everything.”

American novelist, journalist, and biographer James Kaplan shares the best advice he ever received:

My mentor and friend, the great New Yorker fiction editor and writer William Maxwell, once sent a six-word reply to a long letter in which I worried elaborately about not being prolific enough:

“Write with pleasure, James. It’s everything.”

(Source: narrativemagazine.com)

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