Patience Is a Writer’s Most Important Virtue

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We live in a world of instant gratification. But this isn’t always a good thing.

Think about it. There’s Twitter, text messages, and email (remember what it was like waiting for an actual piece of paper to arrive in your mailbox?).

When you post an update on Facebook, you get that little red notification sign as soon as someone leaves a comment. If you want to know something, you don’t call your Mom or dust off an encyclopedia; instead, you simply type your request into a search box.

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