“Writing for the love of writing, the sheer act of writing, is the only antidote for the poison of a credibility attack*—and the antidote is short-lived and must be readministered.

“‘Did you write today?’

“‘Yes.’

“‘Then you’re a writer today.'”

Julia Cameron, The Right to Write (NY: Tarcher/Putnam, 1999), 115-6.

*When the censoring voices say you’re not a real writer, for whatever reason.

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