Writers, we fear so many things. That we won’t have what it takes. That we will run out of words. Perhaps that great idea should go in another book.
“Often the writing process is filled with a sense of jeopardy because, in essence, with every book I turn myself inside out. One of the things I’ve learned about this process is that you have to give everything away every single time. You can’t hold back. You can’t say to yourself, “Oh this is a wonderful idea but I’ll save it. I won’t put it in this book, I’ll keep it for another book.” So always there’s a sense of consuming yourself. Using yourself up with the worry that you’ll never have another book in you. The truth of the matter is that if you give yourself away every single time, you will fill up like a well.” ~ Sue Grafton
We must give it all! We must use it all!
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