So You Want To Be a Writer? - Charles Bukowski

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Don't be like so many writers, don't be like so many thousands of people who call themselves writers. Don't be dull and boring and pretentious, don't be consumed with self-love. The libraries of the world have yawned themselves to sleep over your kind. Don't add to that. Don't do it. Unless it comes out of your soul like a rocket. Unless being still would drive you to madness or suicide or murder, don't do it. Unless the sun inside you is burning your gut, don't do it.

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