This is the best thing to happen today and it’s still early, so poetry on this snowy Tuesday better step it up. I came relatively late to the work of Billy Collins, despite the fact that so many people had ordered me to read his stuff. So yes. Here’s a video of his poem Forgetfulness, animated.
There’s a lot of articles out there on keeping your writing voice, and there’s a good few on staying true to your writing voice. Want to be a writer? read There’s not much mention of something I’ve noticed though: how sometimes your writing voice can waver when you’re reading books by other writers. Sometimes you can
In case you’re ever, ever feeling like your work is inconsequential in the grand scheme of things, or that your work is insignificant in the face of poverty or world hunger….or basically that it’s all-round rubbish, here’s two people standing behind you who say otherwise. Keep making, keep failing, keep moving forward. 1: Haruki Murakami,
This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot, and I’ve realised that I feel like I need permission to f*ck up. I know I’m not alone in this. So I’m here to tell you, not only is making mistakes okay, you’re totally allowed. I give you permission. It’s the only way we’re ever going