Monday, April 6, 2009

Call Me Later, I'm Busy Writing

That's what Gabriel Garcia Marquez said when asked by a reporter if it was true he'd given up writing, as was widely reported last week.

Seems like every year or two there's speculation that the 82-year-old writer has put down his pen for good. We get a series of is-he-or-isn't-he rumors.

But the man himself says no. And here's another great quote:

"My job is to write, not to publish," he told El Tiempo, a Colombian newspaper. "I'll know when the pastries that I have in the oven are ready for the eating."

Article here.

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