“A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.” — Franz Kafka
Kafka one said that “A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity.” I say that all writers are assholes but not all assholes are writers. So it’s better to be an asshole who writes than an asshole who doesn’t.
In my own life I often veer dangerously close to just being an asshole. So in the interests of, you know, actually writing — here’s some hard-won writing advice to help keep both of us on the right track.