Many of you will be familiar with Anne Lamott’s assertion that it is perfectly OK to write ‘shitty first drafts’, as long as you clean up after yourself. Continue reading
Since first picking up Bird by Bird: Some Instruction on Writing and Life several years ago, I have adored Anne Lamott for her refreshing attitude to life itself. I found her latest essay on Facebook yesterday, when the walls of my mind felt as though they were closing in.
‘The truth is, everyone worth his or her salt–all your very best people– feel broken, stunned, overwhelmed and defection some of the time.’
– Anne Lamott, 30th May 2015
If you feel as though you are in the ring at the moment, take a look at the rest of Anne’s essay – you may find something helpful in there.
What lifts you up when you’re feeling down? Let’s talk in the comments.