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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.
         
   
F
Your morals are like roads through the Alps. They make these hairpin turns all the time.

R
Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God.
A
Surviving meant being born over and over.
N
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.
K
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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