All posts tagged “anxiety

On Quitting Writing (Prose)

“Some novelists, the more commercial novelists, I think, like, John Grisham or somebody, they write outlines because they don’t want to get to that final chapter and go, ‘Oh my God, what the fuck do I do now?’ I trust in, ‘Oh my God, what… Read More

On the Feeling of Having Left the Oven On

Is everyone nagged by the feeling of having left the oven on, or the door unlocked, or the window open,¬†or do these worries bother mostly¬†those whose personalities predispose them to pessimism and self-doubt? If the latter, are those plagued by such trivial worries less fervent… Read More