Es ist die Konzentration, nicht die Inspiration. Salman Rushdie im Video.

It’s not inspiration. It’s concentration more and it is to do with developing skills of concentration. It’s not inspiration. I think inspiration is nonsense, actually.

I think the business of writing a great deal of it is the business of paying attention to your characters, to the world they live in, to the story you have to tell, but just a kind of deep attention and out of that if you pay attention properly the story will tell you what it needs.

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