Resist, persist, and “make good art:” or, why I still need to forgive Rainer Maria Rilke

The world is rich with encouraging words for writers. Some of my favorite right now come from Neil Gaiman, who in a commencement speech said: “Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here.” I’m pretty sure I can make … Continue reading Resist, persist, and “make good art:” or, why I still need to forgive Rainer Maria Rilke