A Writer's Sketchbook

I like to think with a pencil in my hand. I just seem to find it easier to come to grips with ideas if they are scribbled on a page in front of me, and not stuck behind my eyes. Perhaps that is why I am a writer? But the real reason may be simply that I am not very good at visualizing, my imagination is primarily spatial and kinesthetic, and the world inside my mind is inhabited by shapes and motions more than sights. I can also imagine sounds quite easily, but have trouble imagining smells.

Quote from Velvet Lies
 
'Politeness is the art of insulting someone in such a way that they are not allowed to act offended?'
 
-- The Most Astute Zelli tos Renpli
 
 
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