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12 best quotes about writing

Every writer has his or her own process for getting words on paper, even as each has a unique motivation for writing. Here are twelve pithy quotes about the writing process from twelve famous authors.

- Elizabeth DrakeMonitor contributor

1. Power

"A word after a word after a word is power."

 -Margaret Atwood

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