If Morrison teaches us one thing from her process, it is this: See clearly. Imagine the characters fully. Really inspect them. Know them beyond the page. Then write—
Your story is important. Being able to tell that story in your own words is important.
Love is not merely a feeling, but is primarily an action. Love is an active verb, like run, work, listen, and play.
Kerouac could see his story intact in his mind and then let it flow flow flow - like the blow of a jazz player sweating through the notes on his knees beneath the truth sounding loud and echoing even in our time.
Your Voice, Your Book Aligns an Old Skill with the Modern Mind.
I was chasing Annie Dillard. Or at least the spirit she left behind looking for Meaning and Purpose in the susurrus of the creek. Perhaps if I listened among the winding thrushes it would still whisper the selfsame secrets in the hush.