Herman Melville’s Daily Routine and Thoughts on the Writing Life | Brain Pickings Better Writers, Writing Life
"My passions drive me to the typewriter every day of my life, and they have driven me there since I was twelve. So I never have to worry about schedules. Some new thing is always exploding in me, and it schedules me, I don’t schedule it. It says: Get to the typewriter right now and finish this." ~ Ray Bradbury. The Daily Routines of Famous Writers | Brain Pickings
The Lion and the Bird: A Tender Illustrated Story About Loneliness, Loyalty, and…
Dreamland by David K. Randall via brainpickings: How sleep — its mechanisms, its absence, its cultural norms — affects everyone from police officers and truck drivers to artists and entrepr... #Science #Sleep
Whatever You Are, Be a Good One From Tolstoy to Tumblr, a compendium of timeless wisdom on life.
This almost-5-minute clip is wonderful for writers and readers. How Creativity Works: Neil Gaiman on Where Ideas Comes From | Brain Pickings
The Psychology of Trust in Life, Learning, and Love by David DeSteno via Brain Pickings: 'Unlike many other puzzles we confront, questions of trust don’t just involve attempting to grasp and analyze a perplexing concept. They all share another characteristic: risk...' #Books #Psychology #Trust
"Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities..."