"Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand. For all one knows that demon is simply the same instinct that makes a baby squall for attention. And yet it is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one's own personality. Good prose is like a window pane."Amen to that, bro.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
What George Orwell Says
Why I Write by George Orwell. I highly recommend it. Here are some Thursday words of wisdom for you about writing from George: