It is the want to know the end that makes us believe in God, or witchcraft, believe, at least, in something.
Past certain ages or certain wisdoms it is very difficult to look with wonder; it is best done when one is a child; after that, and if you are lucky, you will find a bridge of childhood and walk across it.
Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.
Topics: Authors & Writing
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- Christopher Isherwood Anglo-American Novelist, Playwright
- James Ellroy American Crime Fiction Writer
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