Category: on writing

Fiction—and poetry and drama—cleanse the doors…

Fiction—and poetry and drama—cleanse the doors of perception.

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No one knows the rules.

A character is defined by the kinds of challen…

A character is defined by the kinds of challenges he cannot walk away from.

All the information you need can be given in d…

All the information you need can be given in dialogue.

Language is the only homeland.

Language is the only homeland.

Write a novel if you must, but think of money …

Write a novel if you must, but think of money as an unlikely accident. Get your reward out of writing it, and try to be content with that.

Write. Just write. Start. And read as much as …

Write. Just write. Start. And read as much as you can. Read widely and read different things, and sometimes while immersed in the multitude voices of others, you just might find your own.

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writing as therapy. writing as healing. writing as discovery. writing as self-love. writing as making sense of the dark. writing as rebirth. 

I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing…

I would advise anyone who aspires to a writing career that before developing his talent he would be wise to develop a thick hide.

As a writer, you have a wonderful excuse to em…

As a writer, you have a wonderful excuse to embrace your inner madness