On Morning Pages or I just can't be bothered
The Muse Letter No. 46
Lately people have been giving a lot of advice. From close and far, finding their way in your inbox, in your DMs, in your whatsapp messages. Demanding to: listen to them, if you only do this and never do that, if you work on yourself, on you: the only thing you’re actually able to change!
“This is the danger of shipping your words to strangers at a rapid clip. You find it echoing everywhere these days: all words sound instructional, aspirational, every writer slowly taking the shape of a scold, a guru, a fish wife, a pocket knife. Each instruction manual is made of earnest words, so certain, so absolutely sure, insisting that you to take the most appropriate shape: Do this.” writes Heather Havraleski in her newsletter “Ask Molly” in January, that I’m only catching up on now at the end of February, putting a nice little flag on it, marking it as read in my overflowing email folder named: to read.
– So call me fish wife.