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Writing’s Demons

Says George Orwell in his essay Why I Write

Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.

Though it’s a little self-congratulatorily exaggerated (look how I’ve suffered), I agree with him.

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