You must make an appointment with your creative self. Otherwise your creativity gets tired of waiting around…or just gets tired.
If you’ve said what you want, by decorating it with more words, you’re not making it more intense. You’re repeating yourself.
You need empathy. Reporting is for field guides. (On paying attention to what’s happening around you and using it in your writing.)
When I first wrote poems, they were rotten. But I kept at it day after day after day. Finally you learn things.
I’ve become more willing to grow old. (On what she means by “I’ve grown more spiritual.”)
Poetry is ropes let down to the lost.
I’m a baby in the world of podcasts. So far I’ve blown through Serial, season one of StartUp (and I’m up-to-date with season two), also listening to Mystery Show and Reply All, have rejected Call Your Girlfriend and Relevant, and am selecting a few episodes here and there from Spilled Milk and On Being. What else??? I’ve got a long commute AND I’m starting to train for a half marathon, so I’m all ears.