November 25th, 2011

alice is listening to you

The thing about writing is...

The thing about writing is not to talk, but to do it; no matter how bad or even mediocre it is, the process and production is the thing, not the sitting and theorizing about how one should write ideally, or how well one could write if one really wanted to or had the time.

- Sylvia Plath, 1954, from 'Letters Home'