scribbles on a blank page
“There is no perfect time to write. There is only now.”—Barbara Kingsolver
first draft: hand write it or type it?
“Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals.”—John Steinbeck (via missfolly)
Spent the day writing. These aren’t the product of yesterday’s writing, but they were sitting with me at my desk all day.
YES YES YES YES YES. Vonnegut you are so right.
- Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted.
- Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for.
- Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water.
- Every sentence must do one of two things — reveal…