the writing of some
is like a vast bridge
that carries you
the many things
that claw and tear.
The Wine of Forever
Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it.
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Whenever I’m asked why Southern writers particularly have a penchant for writing about freaks, I say it is because we are still able to recognize one.
Dreams are illustrations...from the book your soul is writing about you.
When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.
...there would be punishment and pain, and there would be happiness, too. That was writing.
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.
You Close Friends Friends
Wasn't writing a kind of soaring, an achievable form of flight, of fancy, of the imagination?
Writing is magic, as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So drink. Drink and be filled up.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
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I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done.
Some writers enjoy writing, I am told. Not me. I enjoy having written.