Hot damn, y’all should read this book. I love it, and so does Laura Steadham Smith and Quail Bell Magazine.
Laura Steadham Smith’s manifesto as part of the “why I do what I do” series in Quail Bell Magazine, “Another Manifesto: Where Stories Come From”
“I write because magic.” And you know what? Smith’s whole manifesto is magic so get to it: http://www.quailbellmagazine.com/3/post/2014/03/writing-another-manifesto.html
Image: Laura Steadham Smith
Quail Bell Magazine is accepting essays, manifestos, rants from artists and writers of all kinds on what they do and why until 3/30. Send your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org