Okay. Someone asked me how I feel about writing fiction in a world that still needs actual activism and hands-on work to make life better. They said something similar to, “I get pulled away from writing fiction because I feel guilty for not making tangible benefit to the world. Isn’t fiction just…
I get these too, sometimes.
And they’re why I keep doing it, even when the paychecks are months late and the words don’t flow easily, or at all.
Because writing seems to be the most useful thing I can do in the world.
“All that you can do will be worth almost nothing, but it is essential that you do it.”
I’ve seen several wordings of this Gandhi quote, most commonly:
“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”
We never know how we affect other lives, in ways we may never see. Do what you are good at and hopefully enjoy doing- your writing can leave footprints in readers’ minds, maybe cause them to see the world a little differently…
Scarlett Johannson as Buster Keaton by Tim Walker
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, photographed by ?
Philip Seymour Hoffman by Sharon Suh
Ewan McGreggor by David LaChappelle
James Franco by Terry Richardson
Blondie by Txema Yeste
Ok, really curious about the story behind Ewan’s photo- and my, how Mr. Gordon-Levett has grown up since 3rd Rock…
So, your landlord/parent/home inspector/favorite movie star is dropping by, and your place is a disaster. You don’t have much time to clean it up. You’re in emergency mode. Let’s get started.
Don’t panic. Panic leads to fear, fear leads to procrastination, procrastination leads to the dark…
Game plan to UFYH in a hurry!
Now with random penguin: Hammered by Elizabeth Bear
New blog is awesome: Random Penguin. (Of course they should be called Random Penguin! Or possibly Random Penguin House.)
I was *wondering* if that was an unusual announcement of doing business with that publisher! ;)
Like I could resist both Rachel AND chemistry!
you were a jerk in your last lifetime…