Thursday, April 18, 2013

Ordinary Life is Enough

"The ordinary middle class life was enough to write about." --John Updike

When I began writing fiction in the early 90s, I was fortunate enough to make the acquaintance of John Updike who offered me invaluable tips and encouragement.  This quote from him during an interview he gave about  five years before he died sublimely captures his view of writing fiction, and to a large measure, mine as well.

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