Writing Is More a Habit

by ajanefountas

“I think of writers as sitting down and starting from scratch every time—at least that is how it is for me.”

“Writing is more a habit, but a soulful one like smoking, which compulsively connects the head to the hand: from there one tries to make art of it.”

Lorrie Moore, The Art of Fiction No. 167
Interviewed by Elizabeth Gaffney