11 September 2010

Some writing advice from Walter Benjamin

I am taking things easy while recovering from an operation. So here, in lieu of a thought of my own, is some writing advice from Walter Benjamin’s ‘Writer’s Technique in Thirteen Theses’:
VII. Never stop writing because you have run out of ideas. Literary honour requires that one break off only at an appointed moment (a mealtime, a meeting) or at the end of the work.

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