Remembered this quote the other day, and went digging for it. Just some inspiration for your day. Time is like wax, dripping from a candle flame. In the moment, it is molten and falling, with the capability to transform into any shape. Then the moment passes, and the wax hits the table top and solidifiesContinue reading “Quote: ‘Time’ according to Welcome to Night Vale”
Today I came across this quote about writing and thought it appropriate for what we do and feel as writers every day.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion. –Rumi
“The first draft is just you telling yourself a story.” — Terry Pratchett What a wonderful man and wonderful writer. I’m currently re-reading The Wee Free Men, and I’m realizing what an important impact Mr. Pratchett has had on my life and work so far. I don’t write anything like he does, but the way heContinue reading “The Infinite Wisdom of Terry Pratchett”
This quote really hit home tonight. “I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight.Continue reading ““I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going.””
Step out into the world of time and risk and loss again. Move forward, into the empty plane. Find the book you wrote, and read it until the end, but don’t turn the last page yet, keep stalling, see how long you can keep expanding the infinitely expandable moment. Enjoy the elastic present, which canContinue reading “How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe”