The clear sense that you know you’re in the homeward stretch is a very compelling component in writing. A lot of other things fall away that you hoped would satisfy you like human life, and your work becomes a kind of haven, and you want to go there, and you’re grateful when the time opens in such a way that you can actually sit down and work at your own work, because everything else somehow has failed.
Coffee And Candour With Cohen by Simon Houpt. The Globe and Mail: February 27, 2009
Note: Originally posted Sept 17, 2014 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric