I’m writing a first draft and reminding myself that I’m simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles.
History shows William Shakespere was born in Stratford-on-Avon 23rd April 1564. It is assumed he was baptised the customary three days after birth which was 26th April 1565.
Born 23rd April 1565 – Died 23rd April 1616.
“Busy is a decision… You don’t find the time to do things — you make the time to do things.” — Maria Popova, Bulgaria, writer
A genius! For 37 years I’ve practised fourteen hours a day, and now they call me a genius!
~ Pablo de Sarasate
A history of the world. Volcanoes erupted. oceans boiled. The universe was in a turmoil Then came the dog.
Stop asking yourself what you want, what you desire, what interests you. Ask yourself instead: What has been given to me? Ask: What do I have to give back? Then give it.
Cheryl Strayed. Taken from Brave Enough.
What I try to do is write. I may write for two weeks ‘the cat sat on the mat, that is that, not a rat.’ And it might be just the most boring and awful stuff. But I try. When I’m writing, I write. And then it’s as if the muse is convinced that I’m serious and say, ‘Okay. Okay. I’ll come.’
I hate writing. I love having written. Dorothy Parker.