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There is just no way to get around it. You won’t produce without producing. Yes, you can dictate your words and have the computer type it up. But they have to go from somewhere inside your brain to somewhere on the page. This is the work. I wanted to write ever since I was a kid. I like to think it is a DNA thing. Found out when I was in my late teens that my dad had wanted to be a writer and to teach English literature. His parents did not see that as a path they could support and put both he and his brother through optometry school. Something about the written word holds a power over me. I’ve seldom considered them, the words I write, in relation to others. I do have a jury in my head, I sometimes write with them in mind, to pass their