There is an old standard saying about the arts: ‘You need to learn all the rules, and then forget them’ … In writing a book, you are moving along on the wave of your inspiration and intuition, and then you come to a difficult passage, an area you have to cover in order to get from here to there, and your momentum stops. That’s when you have to bring in the rules.
There is an old standard saying about the arts:
-- Joseph Campbell
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