Quotation – January 14, 2013

In private correspondence the great mystery writer Raymond Chandler once confessed that even if he didn’t write anything, he made sure he sat down at his desk every single day and concentrated.  I understand the purpose behind his doing this.  This is the way Chandler gave himself the physical stamina a professional writer needs, quietly strengthening his willpower.  This sort of daily training was indispensable to him.

Haruki Murakami

Carpe Diem

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