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Anaïs Nin on Writing, the Future of the Novel, and How Keeping a Diary Enhances Creativity: Wisdom from a Rare 1947 Chapbook | Brain Picking... 1947 Chapbook, 1944 1947, Enhancer Creative, Books Matter, Books Worth, Diaries Enhancer, Anais Nin, Anaï Nin, Collection Wisdom
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Anaïs Nin on real love, illustrated by Debbie Millman | Where the myth fails, human love begins. Then we love a human being, not our dream, but a human being with flaws.
Anaïs Nin's quote about love, hand-lettered by Debbie Millman: “Anxiety is love’s greatest killer… It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you.”
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has courage to treat me like a woman." anais nin
A book list like no other!! Amazing, inspiring, swoon-worthy books for kids of all ages (and their grown-ups, too!) :: The 13 Best Children’s, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013 | Brain Pickings
"Know what each sentence says, What it doesn’t say, And what it implies. Of these, the hardest is knowing what each sentence actually says."
"Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities..."
Why I Write: George Orwell’s Four Universal Motives of Writing and Creative Work
This book is in a small stack of books on writing that I go back to so often they never get shelved. www.brainpickings...