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“The first book is a scary and draining experience. The second makes you aware that there will be no coming backs.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“Only when the writer has nothing else to say characters can do it.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“A writer is an individual mastering the letting go attitude.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“The writer’s most draining weakness lies on his hope for acceptance and recognition.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“A writer is someone who extracts himself from his own inner nothingness.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“Intellectual work does not require any start up money or special condition other than the will to do it.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“I think that a novel has to include an attempt to reach the individual by the denial of any social truth or imposed beliefs.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“Mental illness is ‘a place within’ where the language became an obstacle. Art is the most intense use of language to show that ‘that place’ really exists within.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“Characters are languages which, holding their own form and perspective, enforce the novel into unknown human depths.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“The writer is someone courageous enough to assume an open attitude without any need of stupid defenses.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“Art belongs to a place in mind where reality is completely missed.” Andre d’Aquino

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“I like to believe that my readers develop a kind of ‘secret pact’ with whatever I have written.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“Deep and totally free self expression is the most power free therapy.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“Human instincts are symbols waiting for some language.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“Mind has to expel whatever it has in it and you feel that language doesn’t reach the most appropriated symbolic depth yet. That’s the writer’s agony.”  Andre d’Aquino

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 “I suspect that even the shortest stimulus can be brought into language.”  Andre d’Aquino

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 “You lose yourself as a writer when you write only to gain more audience.”  Andre d’Aquino

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“Art is something already within that you push into a language.”  Andre d’Aquino

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