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Notes on the writing process

More of Amos Oz

The new book raises, both explicitly and implicitly, the point of writing fiction, suggesting that it is less a noble endeavor than a driver, like sex and dreaming.  'The need to tell a story is something elemental, primeval,' Mr. Oz added...  New York Times, April 13, 2009.

Posted by Scott Campbell on April 13, 2009 9:41 PM

Amos Oz on Writing

That's what I do for a living.  I get up in the morning, I drink a cup of coffee, I sit down at my desk and I start to ask myself: 'What if I were him? What if I were her? How would I feel? What would I say? How would I react?'

Posted by Scott Campbell on April 13, 2009 9:35 PM

A brilliant talk about creative inspiration

A 20-minute video of Elizabeth Gilbert talking about the source of creative 'genius', well worth the time.

Posted by Scott Campbell on March 3, 2009 10:09 PM