• Tag: quote

  • “The experience (of writing) is deeply absorbing, my concentration is intensely focused, time seems suspended yet suddenly hours have elapsed. At the end of a day of writing, I feel drained. I don’t believe anyone has to innately love the process of writing to be a good writer, and to find it an immensely satisfying pursuit” — James B. Stewart

  • “Vulnerability is not winning or losing. It’s having the courage to show up when you can’t control the outcome.” — Brené Brown

  • Note to self

    “If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second-greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first-greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy.” — Dorothy Parker

  • “It’s such a confidence trick, writing a novel. The main person you have to trick into confidence is yourself.” — Anna Deavere Smith