Darkness always causes fear and chaos inside us. We are always scared of losing ourselves somewhere inside there. But some of us get so much used to it that we start feeling peaceful in there and we start spending more time in it. One weird thing about darkness is, we meet ourselves there. Who are very different from what we are. And once we start speaking with them we become addicted to that kind of conversations. We fall in love with the same thing that we tried to run away from out whole life.
Everyone has to start somewhere,’ he says, his eyes dark and smoldering, his fingers seeking the scar on my face.
The one on my forehead. The one that’s hidden under my bangs. The one he has no way of knowing about.
‘Even Picasso had a teacher.’ He smiles, withdrawing his hand and the warmth that came with it, returning to his painting, as I remind myself to breathe.
Be confident and courageous when you are about to make a start. Courage is key!
Two questions form the foundation of all novels: “What if?” and “What next?” (A third question, “What now?”, is one the author asks himself every 10 minutes or so; but it’s more a cry than a question.) Every novel begins with the speculative question, What if “X” happened? That’s how you start.
To only see ‘death’ in death is to somehow assume that death itself is a barrier so abrupt that God Himself is halted by it. To see ‘life’ in death is to understand that death is a sprawling horizon to a new beginning that God created long before death ever thought to show up.
Together, we looked down at the tiny house, the sole thing on this vast, flat surface. Like the only person living on the moon. It could be either lonely or peaceful, depending on how you looked at it. “It’s a start,” I said.
Jump right in, or wade in slowly.
Advantage to one, it’s over quickly.
Advantage to the other, it isn’t.
Let’s just start and see what happens.
Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on
Everything has it’s Start and End!