Sunday Morning Quote:The Writer's Radar



Lest you begin to think that your Internal Editor is always bad, a big meanie whose only function is to make you feel inadequate, here's Hemingway's reminder as to its proper -- and critically important -- role:


The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof shit detector. This is the writer’s radar and all great writers have had it. ~Ernest Hemingway, interview in Paris Review, Spring 1958

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Suzan Harden said…
ROFLMAO! Papa Hemingway always did have a way with words. That's a quote I need on my wall.

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