“Yell. Jump. Play. Out-run those sons-of-bitches. They’ll never live the way you live. Go do it” (XII).
“Writing is survival. Any art, any good work, of course is that. Not to write, for many of us, is to die” (XII).
“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you” (XII).
Read Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury.