In a Reddit Q&A about An Evening with Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer, Neil Gaiman adds a caveat to his timeless advice to aspiring writers, in which he argued for the value of finishing things. Also see Gaiman’s 8 rules of writing and his wisdom on the creative life.
More advice on writing here.(via explore-blog)
Sometimes you just have to let go
Dr. Barbara Levy, of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists explains her concerns with the personhood movement and criminalizing pregnant women who suffer from drug addiction
You can learn more about the personhood movement and hear 3 different points of view on the issue on our page here.
Bill Gates’s favorite author, who has published more than 30 books, attests to the power of work ethic, echoing E. B. White’s contention that “a writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper,” Chuck Close’s assertion that "inspiration is for amateurs – the rest of us just show up and get to work." Tchaikovsky and Jack White would agree.
Or, as Isabel Allende aptly put it, "Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too."