Why Writers Write


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That question is not as simple as it sounds. But my answer is simple: I write because I enjoy writing and know it’s one of my talents; a ‘gift’.

Michael Lewis on Writing, Money, and the Necessary Self-Delusion of Creativity
‘More than a living, Michael Lewis found in writing a true calling – the kind of deep flow that fully absorbs the mind and soul:
I used to get the total immersion feeling by writing at midnight. The day is not structured to write, and so I unplug the phones. I pull down the blinds. I put my headset on and play the same soundtrack of twenty songs over and over and I don’t hear them. It shuts everything else out. So I don’t hear myself as I’m writing and laughing and talking to myself. I’m not even aware I’m making noise. I’m having a physical reaction to a very…

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