People ask me what I do in my spare time, and I look at them blankly, truly believing that I don’t even have spare time, and if I did, I’d probably use it for something mundane, like chipping away at the mound of laundry rising to dangerous proportions in the back room.
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I’ve found that when I’m having trouble solidifying a character or a scene, that music will often free my subconscious just that last little bit to allow me to move forward, and often it’s in a direction that I didn’t expect, but is 100 percent true to the character.Tags in Move Forward, Allow
I never considered I might make a career out of writing as I was going to school, so when I did turn my attentions that way, I was very ill prepared, having only what I read as a guide, and no formal training whatsoever. I credit that very ignorance with a great deal of my success.
Don’t fall into the trap of having to have everything perfect to write or wait until the mood strikes you. If you want it as a job, treat it like a job, and just as you don’t go to work only when you feel like it, you have to condition yourself to sit and write even when the ideas don’t flow.
Today's Anniversary - 31st May
- 1945 - Rainer Werner Fassbinder
- 1872 - William Heath Robinson
- 1961 - Lea Thompson
- 1884 - Phyllis Bottome
- 1943 - Al From
- 1847 - Thomas Chalmers
- 1981 - Barbara Ward
- 1962 - Adolf Eichmann
- 1970 - Terry Sawchuk
- 1996 - Timothy Leary
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