For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
My Favourite Quotes
Be careful, you are not in Wonderland. I've heard the strange madness long growing in your soul, in your isolation but you fortunate in your ignorance. You who have suffered find where love hides, give, share, lose, lest we die unbloomed.
-Allen Ginsberg's character
in the film Kill your Darlings
I could always live in my art but never in my life.
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.