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“Just set one day’s work in front of the last day’s work. That’s the way it comes out. And that’s the only way it does.”

The Grapes of Wrath was published 80 years ago today, won Steinbeck the Pulitzer Prize, and became a cornerstone of his Nobel Prize. Here is how he used the diary as a tool of discipline and a hedge against self-doubt:
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How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work

“Just set one day’s work in front of the last day’s work. That’s the way it comes out. And that’s the only way it does.”

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