writing questions

S5E9 – How Do I Help Authors I Support?

Every book, ever volume you see, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and the soul of those who read it and lived it and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens. – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

S5E4 – Is it Okay if I Write _____?

I had to come to terms with the fact that writing about something was not the moral equivalent of doing it. I would not commit adultery, but I wanted to write a whole book about an affair. I know it sounds simpleminded, but I actually had to have a conversation with myself about this in the beginning, convincing myself that it was alright to depict this affair. – Jonellen Heckler

December: Writer’s Frequently Asked Questions

Writing is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand. – George Orwell