Henry James On Writing

0521292C-FB1A-4C5E-9882-CD74379E904AHenry James (15 April 1843 – 28 February 1916)

There it is round you. Don’t pass it by — the immediate, the real, the only, the yours, the novelist’s that it waits for. Take hold of it and keep hold, and let it pull you where it will.