New daily series on writing…
“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”
― Ray Bradbury
Every writer was once a storyteller. Some might even call him a liar. Some, a coward. And, before that, he was a dreamer. He found reality to be too vulgar, too harsh, too restrictive, and he allowed himself to dream into existence a life that could never be.
It is sad that all we can do with the best in us can be called fiction. The best possible version of ourselves can only exist within the confines of words and paper.
A friend of the writer once told him that we probably write about people we wish to be, but don’t have the courage to become.
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