Quote of the week...

All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives lies a mystery. Writing a book is a long, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.
- George Orwell

2 comments:

Morgan Mandel said...

He is exactly right. No matter how much I struggle to get my work in progress done, something drives me on to finish it.

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Christine Duncan said...

And here I thought it was sheer stubborness.

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