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Erica Jong
(1942-____) born on
Mar 26
US author, poet. She is noted for "Fear of Flying," 1973 and "Parachutes and Kisses," 1984.
Your morals are like roads through the Alps. They make these hairpin turns all the time.

Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God.
Surviving meant being born over and over.
I went for years not finishing anything. Because, of course, when you finish something you can be judged. . . . I had poems which were rewritten so many times I suspect it was just a way of avoiding sending them out.
Writing is one of the few professions left where you take all the responsibility for what you do. It's really dangerous and ultimately destroys you as a writer if you start thinking about responses to your work or what your audience needs.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Fear of Flying, 1973
R: How To Save Your Own Life, "Hello to Hollywood. . ." epigraph (1977).

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