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Why write?

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From George Plimpton’ s The Writers’ Chapbook (Viking, 1989):

I can’t do anything else. I have always regretted getting involved with literature right up to my neck. I would have preferred to have been a monk; but , as I said, I was torn between wanting fame and wishing to renounce the world.  Eugene Ionesco ( 36) Continue reading Why write?