Sunday, June 19, 2016

A for Effort

"The effort of writing itself is nothing. It is that intense concentration, the imaginative heave before I can write a word that is exhausting."
--May Sarton, Recovering: A Journal

Writing is at its easiest when I can see the scene unrolling in my mind's eye. But getting that mental film loaded into the projector is the hard part.

2 comments:

  1. I agree that conveying what's in our head into words and making it come alive can sometimes be a challenge.

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    1. It takes a lot of energy to mentally build a world and get a story rolling.

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