December 20, 2009
“don’t do it unless you have to”
I’m perfectly happy with the idea of being known as an artist; the idea of being known as an author as well is still a wee bit alien to me. Still, I’m new enough at this game to find the whole thing pretty darn exciting.
Cormac McCarthy was once asked by a young, aspiring writer, what advice would he give to a young, aspiring writer?
Cormac answered, “Don’t do it unless you have to.”
That’s damn good advice…
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