Authors Publish | #Writing Quote of the Week: Steinbeck

NaNoWriMo Banner 11.1.14Author’s Publish Magazine, Issue 82, has a great quote about the magic of writing from John Steinbeck–who’s East of Eden has been a kind of anthem novel in my life, usually showing up right around the time I start a new relationship. Anyway, I think Steinbeck, here, is talking about how the magic of writing is a process wholly individual to each writer. There’s no way to take a magic pill or have some secret spell to cast to make writing easier, better, or pass-on-able to just anyone who wants to write. The magic in the writing, I’ve found, is the work of it, the practice of it, but it goes so much farther beyond that…