Marissa Lingen (mrissa) wrote,
Marissa Lingen

A very sane approach to new creative work

"So it is you who is to get this letter.
The experiment may not be a success.
There're many others who could do it better,
But I shall not enjoy myself the less."

-- W. H. Auden, Letter to Lord Byron
Tags: bookses precious, full of theories

  • Young ‘uns

    A few weeks ago, when we were having a rash of notable deaths, one of my friends was asking, in her grief, whether it would just be like this from…

  • Cultural translation, part 375

    This is in response to a locked post a friend made about how hard it can be to talk about things when you’re doing badly, without minimizing…

  • I hate the second week of March.

    Today I’m wearing the shirt I bought when my grandpa was dying. There are drawbacks to having a very sticky memory, and this is one of them:…

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