• I wonder if I don't give too much of myself to writing: I am always half where I am; the other half is feeding the furnace, kick-starting the heat of creativity. I am making love with someone but at the same time I'm noticing how this graceful hand across my belly might just fit in with the memory of lilacs in Albuquerque in 1974.

    Natalie Goldberg (2011). “Thunder and Lightning: Cracking Open the Writer’s Craft”, p.41, Open Road Media