Author Augusten Burroughs said:
The secret to being a writer is that you have to write.
It’s not enough to think about writing or to study literature or plan a future life as an author.
You have to lock yourself away alone and get to work.
Prison is a Writer’s Paradise.
We just don’t have the key.
Originally published in the inaugural issue of The Analog Sea Review. Reprint Rights granted with credit.
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