Friday, April 15, 2011

Writing is more like a sculpture

Writing is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you remove, you eliminate in order to make the work visible. Even those pages you remove somehow remain.

1 comment:

  1. A perfect way of talking about writing.. one to keep in mind when redrafting... Editing is all, if one want the work to have shape, texture, clear outlines and architecture.. A great quote, D..Now we just have to be able to do it!!!