Love To Write

A Celebration of The Creative Process of Writing

Category: creativity

A story is not like a road to follow … it’s more like a house.

A story is not like a road to follow … it’s more like a house. You go inside and stay…

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile . . .

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man [woman] contemplates it, bearing within him…

The Japanese have a word for it: saku-taku-no-ki.

The Japanese have a word for it: saku-taku-no-ki. Saku – the special sounds a mother hen makes tapping on an…

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said . . . “it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.”

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it…

What you don’t put down can be as important as what you do.

Writers: “The ultimate concern of the artist is not to paint mountains and clouds and trees but the air between them.” So it is, also, with writing.

To learn something new . . .

To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday. John Burroughs, America naturalist and nature writer (1837–1921) Post…

The moment one gives close attention to anything . . .

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent…

I confess, right at the start, to the doubts

I confess, right at the start, to the doubts – and sometimes outright dreads – that go with me as…

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the…

All the stories I would like to write persecute me

All the stories I would like to write persecute me. When I am in my chamber, it seems as if…

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