Victoria Nelson > Quotes > Quote > Laura liked it

“A novel is something that stands at the end of a lengthy process called writing. It is not a preexisting Platonic form embedded within the writer... I do not have a Boston marathon inside me waiting to get out. The marathon is a peak experience I am rightly entitled to only as the culmination of years of regular training and love of running.”
Victoria Nelson, On Writer's Block

No comments have been added yet.