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The joys – and sorrows – of writing

Across the pond, The Observer asked writers whether writing was a joy or a chore.

AL Kennedy said (in part), “Sitting alone in a room for hours while essentially talking in your head about people you made up earlier and then writing it down for no one you know does have many aspects which are not inherently fulfilling.”

Hari Kunzru said (in part), “Beginning is daunting; being in the middle makes you feel like Sisyphus; ending sometimes comes with the disappointment that this finite collection of words is all that remains of your infinitely rich idea.”

Read more here.



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