Absorb everything. Write most of it down. If it's still magic after you finish, cut until all that is left are the words you want.
“Non-existence is a reasonably pleasant state, and if you’re going to use language to conjure people out of that reasonably pleasant non-existence and on to the terrifying page, you owe them your soul."
Soft Skull is hosting five of our authors for a free evening of readings, drinks, music, and revelry!