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Keeping it up

“I learned not to think about anything that I was writing from the time I stopped writing until I started again the next day.  That way my subconscious would be working on it and at the same time I would be listening to other people and noticing everything, I hoped; learning, I hoped; and I would read so that I would not think about my work and make myself impotent to do it.” – Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

Published inErnest HemingwayLit & Crit


  1. CJ CJ

    More and more lately I see the power and the wisdom of this.

    • It’s like peaking during rehearsals and having nothing left when the curtain goes up on opening night.

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