If you ask me how is a writer's life? I will tell you it is difficult. You have to be loner to be a writer, at least in some way or the other. I cannot write unless I am lonely MENTALLY. The inner life is alone. Somewhere or the other, it is inevitable for the writer to have faced some tragedy. A happy man is no writer. As much as solitude is important, it is equally important for the writer to fall back into society for periodic spells. To experience real life, to be inspired. To come back to the normal world.

2 comments:

Blue Kite Dreamz said...

You wrote "To experience real life, to be inspired. To come back to the normal world "

But u also said a writer feeds on tragedies ..

so does he go out conciously in the world to seek more of despair,to fuel his pen with the dark dense ink ..?????

D writer said...

Yes, he does go out consciously to experience those that are beyond himself. To see and feel everything around and of course to come back and make some sense of what he has seen and felt.

Tragedies are incidental... Personal ones are inspiration to him. But he does not necessarily seek them outside himself too.There is more in this world then tragedy.