no need to hurry, no need to sparkle, no need to be anybody, but oneself. - virginia woolf. illustrated by caroline dowsett
“How many times have people used a pen or paintbrush because they couldn’t pull the trigger?” — Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf The British novelist who wrote To the Lighthouse and Orlando experienced the mood swings of bipolar disorder characterized by feverish periods of writing and weeks immersed in gloom. Her story is discussed in The Dynamics of Creation by Anthony Storr.