Edward Gorey on Writing a Novel: The Unstrung Harp   1 comment

My friend and fellow Clarionite, Nick Wolven, posted this link to Edward Gorey’s beautiful, wrenching depiction of a novelist at work. I’d like to say this doesn’t often happen, but that part about wandering around doing everything else but writing—uh–that happens. Going to places or events to “improve the novel”, thinking that everyhing you attend and experience will aid the writing—uh—that happens. But it is funny. See how much this resonates with you:

The Unstrung Harp; or, Mr. Earbrass Writes a Novel

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Posted August 19, 2008 by jstueart in Mishmash

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One response to “Edward Gorey on Writing a Novel: The Unstrung Harp

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  1. Really like Edward Gorey, but hadn’t seen this one yet. Thanks for posting the link – I just sent it to my sister, who is writer :)

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