Alain de Botton on writing to calm the mind and organise thoughts. “Self-disgust is second nature to most writers; procrastination is endless. It’s a pity for literature that the news has been quite so interesting lately. It takes a long time – and a lot of browsing of The Guardian website – till the pain of achieving nothing at all trumps the fear of doing something badly.” things down
We are in Spain at the moment. I am rereading The Historian, for comfort and reassurance in these troubled times.
On teaching creative writing.
A travel guide to Santa Fe.
Have a good week. x