reasons for writing

September 29, 2018

Saul Leiter

I’m often asked when I started writing. But the important question is not when do writers start, but why.

My own reasons for writing, for setting down the story, are to a large extent selfish. With each story – and by story I mean anything I write – I am trying simply to work something out for myself. You, the reader, play no part here: this is a private matter.

Roxana Robinson
If you invent the story, you’re the first to see how it ends