During last winter’s blizzard I sat in front of the fire and readÂ Gabriel GarcÃa MÃ¡rquez: Â Â Â Â A Life by Gerald Martin. Â This quote struck me, “His works almost always include the theme of waiting, which is, of course, merely the other side of power, the experience of the impotent.”
I just pulled a book off of my shelf, Becoming a Writer by Dorothea Brande. Â The sales receipt was in the back, dated 06/18/97. Â I earmarked and highlighted that book to death. Why didn’t I start writing then? Â I didn’t have a sense of urgency.
As in playing polo, Laura says to me, “you must have a sense of urgency!”