Writing is a struggle between presence and absence. Inspiration enters at the border between hard work and laziness. ~ Lu Ji
Joe: Did you get your new story sketched out yet?
Colleen: Sometimes a great first line will come on its own and I can jump off from there. But if that doesn’t happen I just have to start from the beginning and state the obvious.
Joe, encouragingly: And a professional writer knows she can write either way.
Colleen, a few minutes later: If I can remember it’s just storytelling, starting doesn’t seem as daunting. But I take every story seriously because I know the finished product is likely to be clipped and pasted into scrapbooks by the people I’m writing about.
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