Beautiful letters on a beautiful girl.
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- You can't write scared.
- Inhibition = self-consciousness = that which ruins any art.
- The reader doesn't really want your beautiful language. The reader wants the truth.
Our friend Kurt seems to agree, using even more brutal language himself:
"I think it can be tremendously refreshing if a creator of literature has something on his mind other than the history of literature so far. Literature should not disappear up its own asshole, so to speak."
- Kurt Vonnegut, Palm Sunday
Write what's real. The language will follow.
In other news, I'm solo parenting this week. Wish me luck...
I don't normally Tweet from the Bible, but you gotta like this one:
Like I said. Write the truth, and the language will follow.
Even in translation.