Nulla dies sine linea


i really need to start writing again.

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Walter Benjamin, from his book “Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms, Autobiographical Writings”

how many ideas delayed! how many creative moments postponed!

in her book Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, Anne Lamott wrote,

“You begin to string words together like beads to tell a story. You are desperate to communicate, to edify or entertain, to preserve moments of grace or joy or transcendence, to make real or imagined events come alive. But you cannot will this to happen. It is a matter of persistence and faith and hard work. So you might as well just go ahead and get started.”

How true.

I just gotta get started. Even if it’s just one line a day.

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