On Writing

Can Totally Relate

 “When I write something I usually think it is very important and that I am a very fine writer. I think this happens to everyone. But there is one corner of my mind in which I know very well what I am, which is a small, a very small writer. I swear I know it. But that doesn’t matter much to me. Only, I don’t want to think about names: I can see that if I am asked ‘a small writer like who?’ it would sadden me to think of the names of other small writers. I prefer to think that no one has ever been like me, however small, however much a mosquito or a flea of a writer I may be. The important thing is to be convinced that this really is your vocation, your profession, something you will do all your life.” — Natalia Ginzburg


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4 thoughts on “Can Totally Relate

  1. I am not a writer but I write; and I hope when I write I make sense. I am looking forward to getting some writing tips from you.

    Thanks for sharing. God bless

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