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“Fish are not the best authority on water.”
“Wood may remain twenty years in the water, but it is still not a fish.”
“Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up.”
“Growth in the ability to write comes in spurts.”
Jane Yolen, U.S. children's and science fiction writer
Full name: Jane Hyatt Yolen.