An Attentive First Look Is Forever

An Attentive First Look Is Forever

It’s essential to look people in the eye carefully, without fear. Nothing is wrong with it. Don’t doubt yourself, nor of who you’re in front. Just look to see and understand.

You Are Bigger than Anything They’re Gonna Force You to Be

You Are Bigger than Anything They’re Gonna Force You to Be

They will try to distort you, to keep a tight rein on you, to pigeonhole you, label you, place you “where you belong,” and nail you there. And shut up! Look inside and feel instead. Without fear, without feelings of revenge, or being an attention-seeker. What matters is to be you, whatever you’re doing.

I Had a Dream about Me

I Had a Dream about Me

My dream is still alive. Mr. Dream stands there, in silence, in front of me, with that light-hearted air, between amused and sad. He’s refined, dresses well, and he’s staring at me, seated on the bench under the oak.

Novelists Are Naturals

Novelists Are Naturals

When novelists are writers, a long chain of reasons define them, starting from a kind of call. That’s not learned. It happens or not. No “creative writing” course can teach you that, and no skill can call you back to serve on and on again.