Well yes, in my opinion that was a little bit silly, even if it worked out OK in the end

My friends thought I was mad when I quit my job. My wife was pregnant, and a student at the time, but I needed the change. I needed to start living. ā€œIā€™m moving to Spain to write a book,ā€ I announced to my brother. Chris Whitaker, Guardian 11/12/20 A bit silly if you ask me, […]


It is never too late not to start

Horace Tott spent an uneventful life in Cheshire always intending to write a large book on English magic, but never quite beginning. And so he died at seventy-four, still imagining he might begin next week, or perhaps the week after that. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke