Writing is human storytelling

We’ve been brainwashed into thinking that we are all specialists of some kind and that you can’t really be a writer unless you’ve got something like a master’s degree. Obviously, we want dentists to be trained, but writing is human storytelling and everybody does it. (Margaret Atwood)


The reason for trash cans

“A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason.” Margaret Atwood