Bite-sized Wisdom: Margulies

This playwright’s pretty renowned for his ability to craft beautiful stories. Maybe here’s the reason why:


“Telling takes away the need to write. It relieves the pressure. And once that tension dissipates, so does the need to relieve it. First write it, then we’ll talk about it.”

– Donald Margulies

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6 thoughts on “Bite-sized Wisdom: Margulies

  1. I love that! And it rings true, I think. I’ve found I get stalled more often after “brain storming” a story with friends. It seems like it should work the other way around, but it never seems to. Weird.

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