The Saturday Writing Quote — on determination

“I’ve shoved a writing table by the biggest window in my sitting room. The only flaw in this arrangement is the constant temptation to go outside and walk over to the cliff’s edge … Writers ought to live far inland or next to the city dump, if they are ever to get any work done. Or perhaps they need to be stronger-minded than I am.”

– Juliet, writing to her editor, Sidney, in The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Burrows (2008)

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