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“The only way to write is to write today.”
“You will find your own rhythms as a writer. But unless you are one of the very few, you'll face resistance [from yourself] every day. Why? Nobody really knows. It seems to be an integral part of the drive to write — a shadow you can never shake.”
“Today's failure may be a deliverance. It may be releasing you from the wrong task in order to free you for the right one.”
“Writers trap furtive truths. They pull them from the dim corners where they would prefer to hide. They bring them into the light, catch them in midflight.”
“Disillusion is a natural stage that follows the holding of an illusion.”