Write Every Single Day

To sum it all up, if you want to write, if you want to create, you must be the most sublime fool that God ever turned out and sent rambling. You must write every single day of your life. You must write dreadful dumb books and glorious books, and let them wrestle in beautiful fights inside your head, vulgar one moment, brilliant the next. You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfume and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads. I wish for you a wrestling match with your Creative Muse that will last a lifetime. I wish craziness and foolishness and madness upon you. May you live with hysteria, and out of it make fine stories—science fiction or otherwise. Which means, may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world.”

–Ray Bradbury

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5 thoughts on “Write Every Single Day

    • Oh you are doing so much better than I am Jill 🙂 but I hear you. Not so long ago – ok maybe over a year ago – I was managing 1000 words a day and that is how I completed my first (horrible) 200 and something page novel but there were days (too many to count) where I had to drag myself bleeding and weeping to the keyboard…

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