Quote for Today: Stephen King

Mano de Desierto by Mario Irarrázabal  © Marcos Escalier with CCLicense

Mano de Desierto by Mario Irarrázabal
© Marcos Escalier with CCLicense

I have never felt like I was creating anything. For me, writing is like walking through a desert and all at once, poking up through the hardpan, I see the top of a chimney. I know there’s a house under there, and I’m pretty sure that I can dig it up if I want. That’s how I feel. It’s like the stories are already there. What they pay me for is the leap of faith that says: “If I sit down and do this, everything will come out OK.

Stephen King

 

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