“You need to be alone and still, in order to write. And he was never, ever still and scarcely ever alone.”Especially because even when I'm physically still, I'm never very cognitively still. And even when I'm cognitively still, it's hard for me to stay cognitively still on the same thing for multiple days in a row.
Friday, May 06, 2005
me, i have no problems with the alone part; it's the still part i can never seem to manage
From the book Ghosting by Jennie Erdal, a memoir of a woman who spent twenty years as a ghostwriter for a man who was part of London's publishing elite: