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"If you’re going to create, create a lot. Creativity is not like playing the slot machines, where failure to win means you go home broke. With creativity, if you don’t win, you’re usually no worse off than if you hadn’t played." ~ Scott Adams #creativity #creative #advice #wisdom #truth #words #quote #quotes #writer #writing #artist #artists #creating Made with @instaquoteapp. #instaquote

"If you’re going to create, create a lot. Creativity is not like playing the slot machines, where failure to win means you go home broke. With creativity, if you don’t win, you’re usually no worse off than if you hadn’t played." ~ Scott Adams #creativity #creative #advice #wisdom #truth #words #quote #quotes #writer #writing #artist #artists #creating Made with @instaquoteapp. #instaquote

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The most brilliant, gut-wrenching, heart-stopping prose I have ever read can be found on page 347 of Edward P. Jones’s The Known World. Every time I read it, it takes my very breath away. It’s just one paragraph about one kiss…#writers #writing #books #fiction #novel #author #authors #words #prose #emotion

The most brilliant, gut-wrenching, heart-stopping prose I have ever read can be found on page 347 of Edward P. Jones’s The Known World. Every time I read it, it takes my very breath away. It’s just one paragraph about one kiss…#writers #writing #books #fiction #novel #author #authors #words #prose #emotion

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“Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.” ~ Arna Bontemps
Poet and novelist Arna Bontemps was born on October 13, 1902 in Alexandria, Louisiana. A prolific member of the Harlem Renaissance, Bontemps is known for his works including the novel God Sends Sunday and the anthology Great Slave Narratives.
Bontemps died of a heart attack on June 4, 1973 while working on his autobiography. He was 70.

Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.” ~ Arna Bontemps


Poet and novelist Arna Bontemps was born on October 13, 1902 in Alexandria, Louisiana. A prolific member of the Harlem Renaissance, Bontemps is known for his works including the novel God Sends Sunday and the anthology Great Slave Narratives.

Bontemps died of a heart attack on June 4, 1973 while working on his autobiography. He was 70.

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