“A good writer should know as near everything as possible. Naturally he will not. A great enough writer seems to be born with knowledge. But he really is not; he has only been born with the ability to learn in a quicker ratio to the passage of time than other men. . . .”
—Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), Nobel Prize-winning writer and bullfighter, from Death in the Afternoon (1954)
• Editorial Comment: A really good writer knows enough to get a steadier job.
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