It remained an open question, how much sympathy love could stand.
A soul isn't something a person is born with but something that must be built, by effort and error, study and love.
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind i...- Virginia Woolf
I give myself to adjectives body and soul, I die with pleasure for them.- Violette Leduc
Not all human souls but only the pious ones are divine.- Georg Hermes
My soul’s a trampled duelling ground where Sade, the gallant marquis, fences for his lif...- Edgell Rickword
Go straight for souls, and go for the worst.- William Booth
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You know, in the old days, you might be able to slowly sort of build an audience for your work by publishing two, three novels before you hit it big. You know, now, there’s much more of an emphasis in the publishing houses on making sure that every book makes money.
Writing on a computer feels like a recipe for writer’s block. I can type so fast that I run out of thoughts, and then I sit there and look at the words on the screen, and move them around, and never get anywhere. Whereas in a notebook I just keep plodding along, slowly, accumulating sentences, sometimes even surprising myself.
When I write for ‘n+1,’ I begin by doing a lot of reading, to try to convince myself I’m not stupid. Then I scribble down a paragraph here, a paragraph there, when a notion strikes. Then I see if I can arrange those notions in a way that yields an argument.
There are things you do when you’re writing that are so fun to do it’s almost like they’re private jokes that are amusing to you but no one else is going to enjoy them nearly as much and you worry you’re going to have to take them out in the end.
I was a ballplayer, but only for a limited time. I grew up playing in Wisconsin. It’s a very sports-centric part of the country that I grew up in and I played a lot of sports, but baseball first and foremost. I played through high school. I was a middle-infielder.
Chad Harbach is an American writer. An editor at the journal n + 1, he is the author of the 2011 novel The Art of Fielding. Harbach grew up in Racine, Wisconsin. His father was an accountant and his mother the head of a Montessori school. Harbach graduated from Harvard University, where he became friendly with fellow writers and journalists Keith Gessen and Benjamin Kunkel. He received an MFA from the University of Virginia.
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