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“Guilt is glorious when it's well earned.”
“Enough is as good as a feast.”
“The writing itself is the thing that generates stories for me.”
“When I'm not writing, I can't make sense of out anything. I feel the need to make some sense and find some order, and writing fiction is the only way I've found that seems to begin to do that.”
“A good writer sells out everybody he knows, sooner or later.”
Alice McDermott, U.S. writer, educator