I Turn Sentences Around

I cannot claim to be a writer in the same league as Philip Roth but even a dabbler like me can appreciate his description of a writer’s life:

“I turn sentences around.  That’s my life. I write a sentence and then I turn it around.  Then I look at it and I turn it around again.  Then I have lunch.  Then I come back in and write another sentence.  Then I have tea and turn the new sentence around.  Then I read the two sentences over and turn them both around.  Then I lie down on my sofa and think.  Then I get up and throw them out and start from the beginning.”

From Philip Yancey’s sshort essay They Also Serve Who Only Sit and Click

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