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Friday, December 07, 2007

The necessity of writers

"A writer is dear and necessary for us only in the measure of which he reveals to us the inner workings of his very soul." — Leo Tolstoy

2 comments:

Michelle O'Neil said...

I'll remember this next time I fear what I'm writing is too personal.

Too personal? Hell no! Tolstoy insists!

Wendy Hoke said...

Michelle,
Your personal writing is indeed soulful. When you sense the fear, just keep pushing forward. Think to yourself WWTD (what would Tolstoy do)?