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remnant 13: “Somehow, though, I always feel driven to write”

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From Sumire’s Document 1 in Haruki Murakami’s Sputnik Sweetheart:

“Somehow, though, I always feel driven to write.

“Why? It’s simple, really. In order for me to think about something, I have to first put it into writing….

“Writing for me was never difficult. Other children gathered pretty stones or acorns, and I wrote. As naturally as breathing, I’d scribble down one sentence after another. And I’d think….

“My provisional theme here: On a day-to-day basis I use writing to figure out who I am.”

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April 22, 2013 at 1:10 am