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The First Writer and Editor: 'Take out that part?! Are you nuts? How is the stampede scene at the end of the cave going to make sense without it?!'
'It was a last-minute change, but a good one.'
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"Anyone can hate, Mr. Brookings, but can your gare fill a book?"
"I'm sorry, Susie, but right now we're not in the market for a 'kiss and tell' book."
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The Great Canadian Novel
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"It's a brovella about my life in the frat. But if it's longer than two hundred pages it becomes a brahvel."
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"Weltschmerz? Is that like the flu?"
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"It's about keeping the bunny alive within each of us."
"I'm sorry-you tapped into something no one cares about."
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"It was the best of Starbucks. It was the worst of Starbucks."
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"Poor dear, she's just discovered all these years she's been the muse for a plagiarist."
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"Young Robert Frost"
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"A writer? Fantastic! I wish I had time to write."
"All of my work deals with the theme of exclusion."
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"There's the pressure from my public, naturally, as well as the pressure from my publisher, my agent, and all that. But the real pressure comes from that devil inside that makes me different from other men, that makes me a writer. But, of course, you know all about pressure, grinding out those papers at Sarah Lawrence."
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'That's not an accident. I left out chapter 7 and 11 on purpose.'
"You can still go over the river and through the woods, but it's cheaper to fly."
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"Polly want to abandon speaking of herself in the third person."
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"Great money scenes!"
"It's not 'Kafkaesque,' it's equal opportunity."
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Man types with beer on his computer.
"I thought I was a writer, but it turned out to be a chemical imbalance."
"I'm working on a children's book."