“ I wish I had a formula, I wish I had a way of proceeding that would be kind of, you know, this is what Chapter One is always like, and this is what Chapter Two is always like. But it isn’t. I just have to plunge into it. And it’s usually the one . . . that the voice of sanity and reason is telling me not to write. It’s usually that one that I end up writing.”
In this interview recorded for bigthink.com, 74-year-old Booker Prize-winning author Margaret Atwood explains her creative process.
For more writing insights read Margaret Atwood’s Ten Rules for Writing Fiction