Friday, March 29, 2013

Writing fiction and critiquing it …

 Nieman Reports | The Reviewer Reviewed. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

…as much as I appreciated my job as a critic, I was aware, in the back of my mind, of the distracting presence of a small tendril of dissatisfaction, unfurling just a tiny bit more each day. Because my original ambition had been quite different: I had dreamed of being a writer, not a critic. I wanted to produce my own books not evaluate other people’s books.

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