One Writes Out of Experience
Monday, February 11, 2019 at 12:01AM
JW

One writes out of one thing only—one's own experience. Everything depends on how relentlessly one forces from this experience the last drop, sweet or bitter, it can possibly give. This is the only real concern of the artist, to recreate out of the disorder of life that order which is art.

JAMES BALDWIN

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