This is what I learned: that everybody is talented, original and has something important to say.
I learned that you should feel when writing, not like Lord Byron on a mountain top, but like child stringing beads in kindergarten, - happy, absorbed and quietly putting one bead on after another.
Families are great murderers of the creative impulse, particularly husbands.
It is so conceited and timid to be ashamed of one's mistakes. Of course they are mistakes. Go on to the next.
All children have creative power.