Posts Tagged: risk

How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 69

DARE TO BE A DANDELION I love reading comments by writers about their writing process. This morning I read a quote in the NYT by the novelist Rachel Kushner. “All those things I was interested in – motorcycles, art, revolution and radical politics – don’t seem to be connected, yet I thought they could become… Read more »

How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 17

THE IMAGINATION Sometimes a concept is so startlingly true it takes my breath away. Here is a quote from A.O. Scott in this morning’s NYT: “…the imagination lives by risk, including the risk of incomprehension.” Creating requires taking a scary leap. You can’t worry about whether the work is good, bad, indifferent, critic-proof, or even… Read more »