You Keep Going

You Keep GoingTo create art is to risk failure. It’s that simple. Some people can’t live with that reality. They want their work to come forth fully formed, Athena emerging from Zeus’ head.

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I Won’t Quit

Pencil and PaperIn spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing. — Vincent Van Gogh

A few days ago, I contemplated quitting the Write Right blog for a while. Take a sabbatical. Leave it to its own devices.

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The Writing Slump is a Wilderness

Wilderness“In the wilderness we’re plunged into an awareness of danger and death; at the very same moment we’re plunged, if we let ourselves be, into an awareness of the great mystery of God and the extraordinary preciousness of life.” —Eugene Peterson, Leap Over a Wall

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