"It is not that I [write] all day; it is that the work needs space around it. Hurry and flurry break into the deep still place where I can remember and sort out what I want to say ..."
--May Sarton, The House by the Sea
requires concentration. Sometimes half the battle is gaining access to
the place in my mind where a story lives. Opening the channel. Finding the channel.
Finding what May Sarton calls the "deep still place."