Anyone moderately familiar with the rigours of composition will not need to be told the story in detail; how he wrote and it seemed good; read it and seemed vile; corrected and tore up; cut out; put in; was in ecstasy; in despair; had his good nights and bad mornings; snatched at ideas and lost them; saw his book plain before him and it vanished; acted out his people's parts as he ate; mouthed them as he walked; now cried; now laughed; vascillated between this style and that; now preferred the heroic and pompous; next the plain and simple; now the Vales of Tempe; then the fields of Kent or Cornwall; and could not decide whether he was the divinest genius or the greatest fool in the world.”
—Virginia Woolf, "Orlando"
I am a newspaper editor/writer, and photojournalist in Arizona (I am originally from Rhode Island) with a keen love for the written word. I have been writing fiction since I was about six-years-old, and have experimented with prose, poetry, and screenwriting...
Lindsey’s Favorite Books
The Great Gatsby, Jane Eyre, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Talisman