17 September 2013

0 via KBG via NYT

'If you can do anything else, I tell my students now, if you can do anything other than pursue this literary fiction thing and still sleep at night and wake joyful in the morning and know that the hours of your days have been well spent, then you should do that — that other thing. The beauty of the advice, of course, is how quickly it clarifies, for some of us, what we’ve always known: we can’t. We can’t.'



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