Writing Is Still The Wildest Thing I Know

Writing practice brings us back to the uniqueness of our own minds and an acceptance of it. We all have wild dreams, fantasies, and ordinary thoughts. Let us feel the texture of them and not be afraid of them.Writing is still the wildest thing I know.

Natalie Goldberg Quotes (Author of Writing Down the Bones). (2020). Retrieved 4 January 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/25189.Natalie_Goldberg

Writers Are Great Lovers

Writers are great lovers. They fall in love with other writers. That’s how they learn to write. They take on a writer, read everything by him or her, read it over again until they understand how the writer moves, pauses, and sees. That’s what being a lover is: stepping out of yourself, stepping into someone else’s skin.

Natalie Goldberg Quotes (Author of Writing Down the Bones). (2020). Retrieved 4 January 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/25189.Natalie_Goldberg

Put Pen To Paper And Begin To Write

This is our life and it’s not going to last forever. There isn’t time to talk about someday writing that short story or poem or novel. Slow down now, touch what is around you, and out of care and compassion for each moment and detail, put pen to paper and begin to write.

Natalie Goldberg Quotes (Author of Writing Down the Bones). (2020). Retrieved 4 January 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/25189.Natalie_Goldberg

Writers End Up Writing About Their Obsessions

Writers end up writing about their obsessions. Things that haunt them; things they can’t forget; stories they carry in their bodies waiting to be released.

Natalie Goldberg Quotes (Author of Writing Down the Bones). (2020). Retrieved 4 January 2020, from https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/25189.Natalie_Goldberg