Not writing is the easiest thing in the world to do. And that's what an author means when she says she is “working” on a book. Working means “not writing.” Working means reading, working means “research.” Working means watching TV. Working means taking long diversionary walks. Working means perusing newspapers with an unnaturally intense interest. It means everything and anything except the actual act of writing.Thanks RVB for the link!
Friday, September 11, 2009
More about my favorite subject, this time from Will Ferguson in the Globe & Mail: