"Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or behind." ~Catherine Drinker Bowen Artists, Drinkers Quotes, Fantastic Quotes, Cute Quotes, Writing Quotes, Beautiful Writing, Quotes Sayings, Writers Experiments, Double Living
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"I think it’s fairly common for writers to be afflicted with two simultaneous yet contradictory delusions, the burning certainty that we’re unique geniuses, and the constant fear that we’re witless frauds who are speeding toward epic failure." -Scott Lynch
“And never forget that writing is as close as we get to keeping a hold on the thousand and one things — childhood, certainties, cities, doubts, dreams, instants, phrases, parents, loves — that go on slipping, like sand, through our fingers. ~ Salman Rushdie #journal
Joan Didion! ♥❥ One of my most favourite authors, ever. Her work is the most descriptive and leaves a mark on you somehow...She really is a master at taking you along with her. Love, love, love her wielding of words!