“Being a writer is an act of perpetual self-authorization”
Back in October, Harris Sockel posted a sort-of-love-letter-cum-book-recommendation on Creators Hub. I had never heard of the author (Verlyn Klinkenborg) or the title (Several Short Sentences About Writing), but Sockel’s devotion to the book came through, and I was intrigued.
This book calms me down. It reminds me that writing is slow and difficult because it’s a technology humans invented to communicate with each other thousands of…