The art of writing: ‘All you have to do is open a vein’ From Churchill to Orwell to Andy Rooney, a range of quotes about the lonely craft. By Ragan StaffJuly 20, 2009 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.