Posts Tagged 'writing'

The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

Because as any writer will tell you, an IDEA for a book is like falling in love, it’s all wild emotion and headlong rush, but the ACTUAL ACT of writing a book is like building a relationship: it is joyous, slow, fragile, frustrating, exhilarating, painstaking, exhausting, worth it.

Winters, Ben H. The Last Policeman. Philadelphia: Quirk, 2012.

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Work, Sometimes by Mary Oliver

[…] As for myself, I swung the door open. And there wasthe wordless, singing world. And I ran for my life.

-excerpt from
Oliver, Mary. “Work, Sometimes.” New and Selected Poems. Volume Two. Boston, MA: Beacon, 2005. 6.