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August 16, 2011

Gustave Flaubert on Writing Well: Do You Sweat It? Or Just Mail It In?

I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within.

--Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880)


Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzb├╝hel Desk) at August 16, 2011 11:59 PM


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