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MacNaughton did this piece for the New York Times and I had to have it. I think Truman Capote's got it right. (Snacks of the Great Scribblers, Wendy MacNaughton.)
A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist. --Vladimir Nabokov (art by Ryan Sheffield via sho & tell)
This print was originally created for Pop-Up Magazines Sidebar at the San Francisco Museum of Art. (if you dont know what either of those are, google them. youre in for a thrill.) Due to overwhelming demand and my interest in wine, ive made slight variations on the annotated text and am releasing it as a digital print. By wendymacnaughton
A writer is someone who spends years patiently trying to discover the second being inside him, and the world that makes him who he is: when I speak of writing, what comes first to my mind is not a novel, a poem, or literary tradition, it is a person who shuts himself up in a room, sits down at a table, and alone, turns inward; amid its shadows, he builds a new world with words.