The Beauty of Language

Be ready to be surprised by the crazy, wonderful events that will come dancing out of your past when you stir the pot of memory.

Writing about Your Life: A Journey into the Past by William Zinsser (Marlowe 2004)

I understand this point for a long time: reviewing inspires people. Actually, that’s the reason why I write blogs. So, when I came across this line from William Zinsser, I am so impressed that he could put this simple idea into such a vivid expression.

The other day, I watched this interview with a famous Chinese director, Ang Lee. I was so fascinated by the accuracy and effectiveness of his wording. For a long time, I felt feeble when trying to express myself, not matter via verbal or writing. And Lee showed me a prospect. Maybe I should take some courses in creative writing and narrative writing someday.

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