“Up in that room I decided that I would write one true story about each thing that I knew about. I was trying to do this all the time I was writing, and it was good and severe discipline.”
“The story was writing itself and I was having a hard time keeping up with it. I ordered another rum St James.”
Lesson 1: He ‘“got to wondering’ how his songs related to literature.” ‘Wondering’ is such a simple step and lesson in self-awareness.
The calendar represents the next twelve months – the present and the future, and it also represents the past that got me to where I am today.
“I am especially interested in the person you will become by the time you send the letter.”