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    One medium-sized word, but, utter it in a room full of writers, and it will chill the audience. Neil Gaiman hates it too. And most authors struggle to answer this question (like Stephen King, John Irving, and Alan Hollinghurst), and yet it resurfaces from one interview to the next. Would-be writers beg for the proverbial ...
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    “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'”- Eleanor Roosevelt via Brainy Quote. Self-interviewing is an excellent tool for evaluating yourself. You ...