“So long as you write it away regularly nothing can really hurt you.” Shirley Jackson.
I think this is why so many writer do what they do. Writing is a snapshot of a particular time, often painful, but sometimes joyful. It’s a memory, a recording, that makes the ordinary details of life extraordinary.
“We are all storytellers and story-attentive beings. Otherwise we would never be loved or have a country or a religion. You do not need a sabbatical or a grant to write a book. Write a little bit every day.”