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Foreknowledge Trading on 9/11

I'm amazed at this myself. At the time this came out I heard and dismissed it as conspiracy. I'm working on a new novel series right now and the research for it led me into this area -- which is great for fiction - as conspiracies always are. The more I read however, the more I don't like what I'm reading. So I thought I would post a bit of what I'm finding, and let it land on you at face value.

Tips from Authors for Authors

1 “I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developing his talent he would be wise to develop a thick hide.” — Harper Lee 2 “There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” ― W. Somerset Maugham 3 “Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.” — George Orwell 4 “No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.” ― Robert Frost 5 “You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.” ― Ray Bradbury 6 “Write while the heat is in you. … The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.” — Henry David Thoreau 7 “The first draft of anything is shit.” ― Ernest Hemingway 8 “You can’t wait for ins