Write honestly. Don’t hide, and don’t stop short. When writing about things that matter, you may be tempted to flee to safe, familiar havens: the familiar, the sentimental, the fashionable. Try to find the strength to be honest, to avoid starting the journey with passion and ending it with someone else’s tired formula. The work may be hard, it may be embarrassing, but it will be true – and it will be you, not a tired formula or an empty design. And if you can be satisfied with that tired formula, you aren’t writing for a reason.
LAST NIGHT’S ONLINE SCRABBLE GAME WITH AN OPPONENT IN INDIA. HE PLACED THE TILES THAT SPELL MY MOTHER’S NAME WITHOUT KNOWING ANYTHING ABOUT ME AT ALL.
And the new tiles seem to tell me
U R WEIRD
At the same time, steel yourself to expect the unexpected visitor and the uninvited guest; the most unlikely people may read your work. Your mother, who never uses a computer, may read your intimate weblog one day in the library. To be honest with the world, you may need to be honest with your mother; if you cannot face your mother, perhaps you are not ready to write for the world.
JUST A FEW MORE BLOGS I HAVE TAKEN A LIKING TO VIA YORI YULIANDRA.