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Quotation of the Week for Writers: Ann Patchett


“Ask me if writing can be taught, and I say yes. But I can’t teach you how to have something to say.”

–Ann Patchett

Source: @Quotes4Writers

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  1. Love this quote, Erika. Makes me think of someone I met recently. She asked me what I do: “I said I’m a writer.” She asked me what I write. I told her that it was a mix of journalism, essay, and a memoir-in-progress. She said, “Oh, I’ve always wanted to write a book. I just don’t know what I would write about.”

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