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Le Guinn reminds us to Make Good Art (thanks, Gaiman!)

Would love to write a searing diatribe about humanity’s lack of humanity to humanity and every other species but, hey, who wants to read that? So, instead, here’s Ursula Le Guinn.

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Thank you so much, Ms Le Guinn.

However

I can’t help feeling that I’d quite like my books to be sold like deodorant, or any commodity at all actually, but as they are quietly sitting unread, they must be ART!! Therefore, I am an artist. Whatever I make must be art and so on round the cycle. I art therefore I art.

And what’s more, I can honestly say I have not sold out. That’s reassuring.

And nothing to do with

Ursula Le Guinn

who is a great artist who has not sold out and completely deserves her Lifetime Award. I look forward to reading and rereading her work for many years to come.