Martin Amis

Literary Birthday – 25 August – Martin Amis

Happy Birthday, Martin Amis, born 25 August 1949 Five Quotes Seeing the world anew, as if it were new, is as old as writing. It’s what all painters are trying to do, to see what’s there, to see it in a way that renews it. It…

Martin Amis: On Writing

Write in long-hand: when you scratch out a word, it still exists there on the page. On the computer, when you delete a word it disappears forever. This is important because usually your first instinct is the right one. Minimum number of words to write…
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