September 5th, 2009

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Words worth 1000 pictures...

“A writer,” said Mann, “is a person for whom writing is more difficult than for other people.” How liberating that definition is. If any of you out there have ever been put off writing it might well be because you found it so insanely hard and therefore, like me, gave up and abandoned your masterworks early, regretfully assuming that you weren’t cut from the right cloth, that it must come more easily to true, natural-born writers. Perhaps you can start again now, in the knowledge that since the whole experience was so grindingly horrible you might be the real thing after all. Emerging into the Light

Well. Thank you, Stephen Fry and Thomas Mann. I'd like to say it consoles me. It doesn't, but I'd like to say it does.

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