Writing and Work

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I read L’Engle’s book because I wanted to see what she has to say about faith and writing, and I plan on sharing the excerpt below with my students this spring:

Too many books are published which are shabbily and shoddily written. Many are simply rough drafts, and most first drafts need long and hard revision, and that means work, and we have been taught to look down on work.

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