Perspectives on Writing & Writers focuses on the relationship between writing and writer. Rather than focus on the craft of writing, it focuses how writing itself can change the life of a writer.
If you have always wanted to write, but don’t know where to begin or what to do, the internet provides a huge range of resources. Here are a just a few to help you focus on what kind of writing you want to do, and to help you get started.
Sarah Ban Breathnach defines the cause of writer's block.
Joan Didion reveals the reason she writes.
Sol Stein defines the essential difference between fiction and nonfiction.
Hal Zina Bennett identifies this characteristic of the most successful writers.
Ursula LeGuin describes the freedom of a writer.
Françoise Sagan said this about writing and life.
Joan Aiken claims that stories are magic instruments of change.
Annie Dillard says this about your freedom as a writer.