May 19, 2008

Thin as a playing card

"I have forced myself to begin writing when I've been utterly exhausted, when I've felt my soul as thin as a playing card, and somehow the activity of writing can change everything." - Joyce Carol Oates

"Write while the heat is in you. The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with. He cannot inflame the minds of his audience." - Henry David Thoreau

It's time to write something! I hope to join a writing workshop for writing fiction and memoirs in June.

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