Live First, Write Later: The Case for Less Creative-Writing Schooling - Jon Reiner - The Atlantic
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An unexpected brush with professional jealousy reminds a writing teacher that it's what you have to say, not how well you've learned to say it, that's the basis for great stories.
Anyone who has read Hemingway knows that. He uses words anyone can understand.