Anaïs Nin Quote

The preoccupation of the novelist: how to capture the living moments, was answered by the diary. You write while you are alive. You do not preserve them in alcohol until the moment you are ready to write about them.


As quoted in Woman As Writer (1978) by Jeannette L. Webber and Joan Grumman, p. 42

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The preoccupation of the novelist: how to capture the living moments, was answered by the diary. You write while you are alive. You do not preserve...

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The preoccupation of the novelist: how to capture the living moments, was answered by the diary. You write while you are alive. You do not preserve...

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The preoccupation of the novelist: how to capture the living moments, was answered by the diary. You write while you are alive. You do not preserve...

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The preoccupation of the novelist: how to capture the living moments, was answered by the diary. You write while you are alive. You do not preserve...