I know I’ve always been able to form very honest and sincere looking words. Actually writing them for the first time and putting myself on the page and seeing myself?
The ‘why’ that’s going to hold out for me is that if I’m not embodying this then I might as well not be here. What the fuck is the point of staying alive if I’m not going to try to make the world around me better in even a small way?
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“I’m not going to get anywhere worrying about a reality that doesn’t exist. To quote The Truman Show: we accept the reality with which we’re presented. If it’s not in front of my face, I don’t see it.”
At the start of 2018, writer and editor Loryn Stone undertook a very simple yet…
Art is what we need to make the world valuable. I think the world might exist for the sake of art. I’m going to go with, ‘joy.’
It’s something I’m still aspiring to, that I’m really hoping I can achieve. I want my characters to be happy. I want them to have peace.