Raymond Chandler Quote

Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all the tricks and has nothing to say.


The simple art of murder (ed. Ballantine Books, 1968)

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Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows...

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Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows...

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Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows...

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Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows...