On writing, and not writing

‘As soon it’s inevitable that a writer must begin their first word, it becomes (almost) equally and conflictingly inevitable that the writer must do something else really quickly before scribbling breaks out. … Tell you what, I’ll just go and make a fresh beverage, then I’ll get down to things properly. Absolutely. Of course I will.’

A lovely piece on procrastination by Al Kennedy (Guardian, 5 July 2011). Read it here.

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