All writing is difficult

I don’t believe in writer’s block. All writing is difficult. The most you can hope for is a day when it goes reasonably easily. Plumbers don’t get plumber’s block and doctors don’t get doctor’s block; why should writers be the only profession that gives a special name to the difficulty of working, and then expects… Continue reading All writing is difficult

No Real Work

The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn’t require any. – Russell Baker For years I have struggled with what I should do for a career. I have tried the… Continue reading No Real Work

Just a Quote today

Failure is not an option. It is a privilege reserved for those who try.Author Unknown

No Country for old Men

“I never had any doubts about my abilities. I knew I could write. I just had to figure out how to eat while doing this.” Cormac McCarthy I saw No Country for Old Men last night which might be why at 2 a.m. I am up blogging. I don’t like violent movies but the story… Continue reading No Country for old Men

Cracking the pie crust secret code

Writing is like walking in a deserted street. Out of the dust in the street you make a mud pie.John le Carre I am returning this otherwise good typing paper to you because someone has printed gibberish all over it and put your name at the top. ~English Professor (Name Unknown), Ohio University Three rejections… Continue reading Cracking the pie crust secret code