from Nathalie Goldberg's Writing Down

from Nathalie Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones

Push yourself beyond when you think you are done with what you have to say. Go a little further. Sometimes when you think you are done, it is just the edge of beginning. Probably that’s why we decide we’re done. It’s getting too scary. We are touching down onto something real. It is beyond the point when you think you are done that often something strong comes out.

and this:

What are your deep dreams? Write for five minutes.






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