"That’s what authority is. When you’re actually writing from that deepest place within you, if you tell the truth, you’re using your greatest power and your greatest authority. That’s a key piece, not just doing that as a writer but when we talk about healing. Whatever the loss may be, not avoiding that wound, not trying to have it covered up and pretend it’s not there but rather to look into it."
— The brilliant Cheryl Strayed adds to our archive of wisdom on writing in this interview from The Millions. Previously. Treat yourself to her Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar – one of the most moving things you’ll ever read. (via explore-blog)
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