in Quotes

Why do you write?

“Putting words in rows on a page is at once the only task I can reliably perform well enough to get paid for it, and the only one in which — on the best days — I can still find those elements of exploration and freedom that make work and play seem to flow into one.”

Dana Stevens

I identify with both reasons and would add that it’s one of the few tangible tasks I can complete unambiguously.