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"A poem is its own statement: the most eloquent statement a poet could make would be to remain silent while the poem is speaking, singing."
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‘Poetry is directed perception. It’s not about the words, but the space between the words; the best literature lets the reader fill in the gaps, lets them write the work themselves.’
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"I always do the first line well, but I have trouble with the others"
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"Writing a poem is a bit like picking a scab. You fear it might come to no good but you crack on anyway."
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"Language is a finding-place not a hiding place - Jeanette Winterson"
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"Once a book has been released into the world, it no longer belongs to the author. I want to create something that is owned and shaped by my readers, and which they feel passionate enough to carry on."
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"Writing finds for us what we didn't know was lost"
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"You're well on your way, writer, and you have come so far already! Don't let your inner editor convince you that this isn't worth your time, or that you should start over, or—even worse—that you should start over some other time. For this novel there is no "later." There is only now." - Lindsey Grant
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"An experience both delightful and deliberately unsettling. Working where all is movement, where the apparent solidity of the world is disturbed by the sure spotlight of intense metaphysical probing , Calcutt’s radical diction and subtle vigour combine to teach us exactly what “happens when light changes" - Perdika Press, 2013
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"Literature is everywhere; you use it, you admire it, you take it for granted. The potential for writing is part of our everyday experiences."
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