Ernest Hemingway on Writing.

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on Nov 2, 2012
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“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ~ Ernest Hemingway


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3 Responses to “Ernest Hemingway on Writing.”

  1. […] Not verbally—I’ve spent hundreds of hours talking to friends and family over the phone and over drinks. I’ve talked until my throat protested with a strained whisper. It’s not that I have nothing to say. It’s that I have nothing to write. […]

  2. […] were musicians, strange and wonderful filmmakers, screenwriters, playwrights, costume designers, writers, intellectuals and others who frequented our house for parties and all-night get togethers in the […]

  3. […] Ernest Hemingway famously said “there is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” It’s the blood of others, these writers, that pumps through our veins, gives us pause and expresses in words what we didn’t know we didn’t even know we felt. And we’re left thankful, perhaps, for their darkness, and for their light. […]