West Side Story
Category - Writing
On the late, great, Mr John Clarke.
Failure is inevitable, but not inconsequential: whoever fails better succeeds a little more.
In praise of a writer with a feel for life - its beauty and its terror.
Go walking! Name the world. See what you find. See what finds you.
Long-term travel can be rewarding. The hard part is coming home and making sense of it. That, too, is a form of travel.
So you cannot make a living from your writing? You can make a life.
He swims. Almost every morning and usually before sunrise. In any season. In any weather. And never in a wetsuit.
You write to be published. But if it never happens, stay open and alive to life. Be secret and exult.