When you are a young man

When you are a young man, you are not yet fully aware how the years can blow past like the wind, that there are good years as well as bad, that they must all be weathered in the same way that trees earn their rings. One of the greatest challenges of becoming an artist is overcoming the fear of feeling like a fool. It is no accident that fools are quickest to overcome that fear.

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One response to “When you are a young man

  1. i appreciated your compilation of journal appearances in best american short stories back in 2005. any plans on updating it in the near future? i’m sure it is a lot of work but i think you are the only one who has done this with BASS

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