"In a brutal-beautiful world, you bear witness, care down to your nerve endings, corral the light, and ease the dark. You also fail and f*ck up, again and again. It’s okay. It’s all par for the arena."
"I marvel at the accomplishments of other writers and feel called to write back in response, which is the whole reason I started writing in the first place. That’s the most helpful thing, and the most constant."