Writers begin with a grain of sand, and then create a beach.
Writers start with a grain of sand, and then create a beach.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
I can elect something I love and absorb myself in it.
I’ll only tell you what matters. And, the truth is, everything matters.
Workshop Hermeticism, fiction for which the highest praise involves the words ‘competent,’ ‘finished,’ ‘problem-free,’ fiction over which Writing-Program pre- and proscriptions loom with the enclosing force of horizons: no character without Freudian trauma in accessible...
Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all.
I am too sick to be out of bed, too crazy to sleep, and am surrounded by horrors.
Write when you can’t stop writing. Read when you stopped writing!