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Lucy Poate Stebbins
“Curiosity is the prime requisite of the novelist.”
“Length of days has also told against her reputation; there is always sympathy for those who early leave the scene — always speculation as to great accomplishments cruelly missed ...”
“The desire to confess ... lies at the root of most fiction writing ...”
“Women writers lift themselves up from the depths; as they rise, each brings with her what she is able to carry.”
Lucy Poate Stebbins, U.S. writer
(1886 - 1958)