Writing about gritting teeth


Writing can be a challenge some days—today was one of those.

The reality of the following line hit home today:

So often is the virgin sheet of paper more real than what one has to say, and so often one regrets having marred it.  ~Harold Acton, Memoirs of an Aesthete, 1948

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2 thoughts on “Writing about gritting teeth

  1. Breaking that expanse of clean paper can be hard, but it’s a worthy sacrifice.

    I had the same problem with drawing; getting started could be the hardest part.

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