Thursday, July 30, 2009

Myth of the Tortured Writer

Here's a great post from sf author John Scalzi about "What You Have to Give Up to Write".

(hint: not much if you apply a little discipline)

2 comments:

Michael Tallon said...

Very good article, I've held many of those beliefs myself but it was insightful to consider that everyone lives in pain, we just write about it.

Roger Eschbacher said...

Yeah, if you poke around John Scalzi's site you'll see that he has a lot of interesting things to say about the craft of writing and on being an author.