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I’ve written from time to time about something I call writer’s high—that marvelous feeling a writer gets when things are flowing. And I’ve written a little bit about the times when they aren’t, and in particular about blaming our lack … Read more
A couple of weeks ago, “John J.M.” commented on my post about the late comic novelist Donald E. Westlake, one of a number of writers I’ve run across who have remarked on something I call “writer’s high.” John J.M. got … Read more
By now you may be familiar with “writer’s high,” my term for that goosed-up feeling you get when your writing is going well. I’ve posted earlier on what Tobias Wolff had to say about it, and Ian McEwan, too.
You may remember a post of three or four weeks ago in which I ran some remarks by Tobias Wolff on achieving that particular emotional/physiological/metaphysical state I will henceforth refer to as “writer’s high.” Lord knows you needn’t be a writer … Read more
Ras posted last Thursday on the uses of autobiography as material for fiction. One of his sentences popped out at me: