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A Writer's Life

#1
This New Yorker article made me smile, as I recognised myself in many of the traits of what it means to be a writer:

The Writer | The New Yorker

I particularly related to, 'The lines blur between the Writer and the characters he creates on the page. At times, he is unsure where his life stops and theirs begins.'

I sometimes wonder whether my characters are haunting me—or am I haunting them, by blundering onto the pages of the story I'm creating to direct their actions? We follow one another around, that's for sure.

 

Amber

Benefactor
#3
It seems to me the author was pointing out the pretension of 'The Writer' who says things to themselves like:

The lines blur between the Writer and the characters he creates on the page. At times, he is unsure where his life stops and theirs begins.
 
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