Today’s motivating quote comes from E. L. Doctorow:

“Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.”
– E. L. Doctorow

E. L. Doctorow was born in 1931 and died last year.  He wrote several novels that went on to receive awards, become movies, and/or become plays!  Some of his well known works include The Book of Daniel, Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, and The March.


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