Tuesday, April 26, 2011

This Guy Knows Me. When Did We Meet?

Tbe best line in Colson Whitehead's essay Better Than Renting Out A Windowless Room: The Blessed Distraction Of Technology? "I am part of a vast and wretched assembly of freaks who are not fit for decent work and thus must write, or wither."

That pretty much describes me in a sentence.

In the last few years before I finally had a book accepted for publication, I realized that I couldn't stop writing because I'd invested too much time in it. I had spent so many years writing that there was now nothing else I could do.

And if I never got published? Ouch.

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