“If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed from one person to another.”–John Steinbeck
Thanks for the recommendation, Gigi from Rethinking Life!
Today’s tea: PG tips (not shown)
Today’s cuppa: Earl Grey.
“Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can think bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.”–Eleanor Roosevelt (The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt)
Shared for the last nine words of the quote.
We got our first snow of the season a couple of days ago, which is early around here. Ugh. I prefer artistic representations of snow over the real thing.
- Inside the Last Occupied Apartments of the Chelsea Hotel [THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE]
- Reading Beyond the Wall: 7 Acclaimed Books About and From East Germany [LIT HUB]
- Kurt Vonnegut’s Advice for the Impatient Writer [LIT HUB]
- ‘The Movie Musical!’ Is A Symphony In Praise Of The ‘Razzmatazz’ Of The Genre [NPR]
Here’s one from 1915:
I have a cold and am exhausted. Still unpacking from the move. My studio remains a work in progress. Too many unopened boxes. Need a new (gargantuan) bookcase. Art is wrapped in Kraft paper.
My feet are cold (literally).
Tea always helps.
(Does it for you?)
Decided to suck it up and add to today’s NaNoWriMo word count anyway.
108 good little soldiers.
Better than nothing, right?
Until tomorrow, I have the laziest of intentions: