Yes, I'm a fan of everything I've ever read by Ann Patchett.
Recently, on a very long plane ride, I reread something I'd downloaded eons ago. And it was so worth a second read.
Do you know this little e-book?
THE GETAWAY CAR: A PRACTICAL MEMOIR ABOUT WRITING AND LIFE
For today at least, this is one of my favorite quotes from the piece:
"The more we are willing to separate from distraction and step into the open arms of boredom, the more writing will get on the page."
You must own a Kindle or perhaps have a Kindle app on your tablet to read it.
But it's only $2.99 as a Kindle Single.
Or you can see what others have said, and read their favorite quotes.
Or HERE: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/jacketcopy/2011/08/ann-patchetts-lessons-on-writing-from-byliner.html
Here's a longer piece from the publisher of The Runaway Car.
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