—Swimming Pools (Lyrics)
Kendrick Lamar - Swimming pools
Each book is a new book. I’ve never written it before and I have to teach myself how to write it as I go along. The fact that I’ve written books in the past seems to play no part in it. I always feel like a beginner and I’m continually running into the same difficulties, the same blocks, the same despairs. You make so many mistakes as a writer, cross out so many bad sentences and ideas, discard so many worthless pages, that finally what you learn is how stupid you are. It’s a humbling occupation.
“No killing,” Jordan said. “We’re trying to make you feel peaceful, so you don’t go up in flames. Blood, killing, war, those are all non-peaceful things. Isn’t there anything else you like? Rainforests? Chirping birds?”
“Weapons,” said Jace. “I like weapons.”
“I’m starting to…
So, if you didn’t see it before, I decided to engage in a project to try and accelerate my writing using Rachel Aaron’s post on how she learned to go from 2K to 10K (and along the way I learned that several people I know work very similarly to the way that Rachel does). I posted about my…