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Writing at Seventy

Obsession? Addiction? Within a year of my return to writing, I’d lost twenty pounds.

Twenty-one years ago, emerging from a dark, drug-fueled period in my life, I began writing and submitting short stories, collecting a bag full of rejection letters along the way. I didn’t know that I didn’t know how to write fiction – I’d written plenty of it for my mail-order business – so I took a couple of workshops at NYU and figured I was ready to write a novel, my favorite art form

December 29, 2014 | Gustaf Berger

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