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Brenda Ueland

Brenda Ueland (October 24, 1891 - March 5, 1985) was a journalist, editor, freelance writer, and teacher of writing. She is best known for her book If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit.

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... By her own account, Ueland had many lovers ... Brenda and William divorced in 1926 and she raised Gabrielle on her own ...

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    ... in ordinary fiction, movies, etc. everything is smoothed out to seem plausible—villains made bad, heroes splendid, heroines glamorous, and so on, so that no one believes a word of it.
    Brenda Ueland (1891–1985)

    You can write anything you want to,—a six-act blank verse, symbolic tragedy or a vulgar short, short story. Just so that you write it with honesty and gusto, and do not try to make somebody believe that you are smarter than you are. What’s the use? You can never be smarter than you are.
    —Brenda Ueland (1891–1985)