Making Writing lecture
Posted on Wed, October 23rd, 2013 in Audio / Video
“When you write, you lay out a line of words. The line of words is a miner’s pick, a wood-carver’s gouge, a surgeon’s probe. You wield it, and it digs a path you follow. Soon you find yourself deep in new territory. Is it a dead end, or have you located the real subject? You will know tomorrow, or this time next year.”
Annie Dillard, The Writing Life. New York: HarperPerennial, 1989: 3.