Saturday, February 9, 2013

Time and concentration

"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

Writing 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."

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