It was only a matter of time.
Don’t wait. Writers are the only artists I know of who expect to get somewhere by waiting. Everyone knows you have to dance to be a dancer, you have to sing to be a singer, you have to act to be an actor, but far too many people seem to believe that you. don’t have to write to be a writer. So, instead of writing, they wait. Isaac Asimov said it beautifully in just six words: “It’s the writing that teaches you.” Writing is what teaches you. Writing is what leads to “inspiration.” Writing is what generates ideas. Nothing else-and nothing less. Don’t meditate, don’t do yoga, don’t do drugs. Just write.
DANIEL QUINN (via booksandpublishing)
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(via ellenkushner)*and read. Reading teaches you too. If you’re not writing, read. If you’re not reading, write.
The thing about love is that we come alive in bodies not our own. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
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