You see it’s awfully hard to talk or write about your own stuff because if it is any good you yourself know about how good it is — but if you say so yourself you feel like a shit.

Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) American writer
Letter to Malcolm Cowley (17 Oct 1945)

Published in C. Baker (ed.), Ernest Hemingway: Selected Letters 1917-1961 (1981)

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