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Orwell on writing to make money

There is only one way to make money at writing, and that is to marry a publisher’s daughter. — George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London

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Shaw on publishing

An author who gives a manager or publisher any rights in his work except those immediately and specifically required for its publication or performance is for business purposes an imbecile. As 99 per cent of English authors and 100 per cent American ones are just such imbeciles, managers and publishers make a practice of asking […]

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Dennis on publishing

Auntie Mame had circulated for five years, through the halls of fifteen publishers, and finally ended up with Vanguard Press, which, as you can see, is rather deep into the alphabet.–Patrick Dennis

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Tan on after the sale

What I found myself writing, after the success of the first book, was a second book baed on what I thought various people wanted–something fairy tale-like, or exotic, or cerebral, or cultural, or historical, or poetic, or simple, or complex.–Amy Tan

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Galbreadth on testing the work

And courage, always courage. However lovingly done, the work must be tested in fire.–William Galbreadth

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