“When I face the desolate impossibility of writing five hundred pages, a sick sense of failure falls on me, and I know I can never do it. Then gradually, I write one page and then another. One day’s work is all I can permit myself to contemplate.”
Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck
Cue the Rocky music. Kit up. Punch the sky.
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“So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
These are wonderful inspiring sentiments from two writers whose works I admire exceedingly.
Random commonalities: The writer’s names both have double initials. Both books describe the adventures of fantastical creatures or at the very least animals that talk, ponder and expound surprising and irrefutable animal wisdom – and charm.
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