I start a book and I want to make it perfect, want it to turn every color, want...– Joan Didion (via)
We’re sensorially deprived right now in modern life. Our eyes are engaged —...– Writes Michael Pollan in “The End of the World as We Know It” in Issue 6 of Lucky Peach. Cooking, gardening, yes, good for body and brain. Getting your hands on raw earth and dirt, flesh of squash and flesh of pig or lamb. I don’t have a garden, but I get a calmer, better feeling after I water the...
Roxane Gay: Do you find it difficult to write about women or people of color? I...– bookforum talks to laird hunt - bookforum.com / interviews (via roxanegay)
The most damning revelation you can make about yourself is that you do not know...– Kurt Vonnegut on how to write with style, 1985 (via explore-blog)
A writer understands his work as something that originates with him but then,...– George Saunders, who says the role of fiction is to “transfer energy from writer to reader” (via austinkleon)