It’s with bad sentiments that one makes good novels. — Aldous Huxley
Writing a novel is a terrible experience, during which the hair often falls out and the teeth decay. I’m always irritated by people who imply that writing fiction is an escape from reality. It is a plunge into reality and it’s very shocking to the system. — Flannery O’Connor
incidentalcomics:

How to Make Write
Illustration for the 3/31 NYT Sunday Review and NYT Opinionator Draft essay “Those Irritating Verbs-as-Nouns.” Thanks to AD Matt Dorfman!

incidentalcomics:

How to Make Write

Illustration for the 3/31 NYT Sunday Review and NYT Opinionator Draft essay “Those Irritating Verbs-as-Nouns.” Thanks to AD Matt Dorfman!

If I lose the light of the sun, I will write by candlelight, moonlight, no light. If I lose paper and ink, I will write in blood on forgotten walls. I will write always. I will capture nights all over the world and bring them to you. — Henry Rollins