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Some wise words from Ray Bradbury

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This is such a beautiful passage, I had to post it! Just a great reminder of why writers do what we do…And it keeps me going. 🙂

You must write every single day of your life.
You must read dreadful dumb books and glorious books and let them wrestle in beautiful fights inside your head, vulgar one moment, brilliant the next.
You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to snuff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads.
I wish for you a wrestling match with your Creative Muse that will last a lifetime.
I wish craziness and foolishness and madness upon you.
May you live with hysteria, and out of it make fine stories.
Which finally means, may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world.

~ RAY BRADBURY

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2 thoughts on “Some wise words from Ray Bradbury

  1. Great quote! Inspirational. Thanks for sharing.

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