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Anne Tyler
(1941-____) born on
Oct 25
US novelist, short-story writer. Her comedies of manners are marked by compassionate wit and precise details of domestic life.
         
   
F
None of my own experiences ever finds its way into my work. However, the stages of my life -- motherhood, middle age, etc. -- often influence my subject matter.

R
I never think about the actual process of writing. I suppose I have a superstition about examining it too closely.
A
I didn't really choose to be a writer; I more or less fell into it.
N
II would advise any beginning writer to write the first drafts as if no one else will ever read them -- without a though about publication -- and only in the last draft to consider how the work will look from the outside.
K
I'ts true that it [writing] is a solitary occupation, but you would be surprised at how much companionship a group of imaginary characters can offer once you get to know them.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "A Reader's Guide" to "A Patchwork Pantry," 1998.
R: "A Reader's Guide" to "A Patchwork Pantry," 1998.
A: "A Reader's Guide" to "A Patchwork Pantry," 1998.
N: "A Reader's Guide" to "A Patchwork Pantry," 1998.
K: "A Reader's Guide" to "A Patchwork Pantry," 1998.
   


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