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my oh-so-strong belief that journalism and writing does not adhere to any one form of publication, that writing is not complete industry-dependent, and that there is a future for all of us who fancy ourselves writers:

Cary Tennis eloquently slaps us into reality. Writing is writing. And if it were easy, then everyone would do it. Fuck, some of the most famous poets weren’t even writers by profession (wallace stevens, or william carlos williams, for example).

I guess what “writing what you know” in the the age of information — or whatever it will be called in the next decades — is really about “writing what you want to write about.” It’s easy to know, but it’s not so easy to keep writing about it.

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