...against the commercial world if they are to remain powerful and true? Of course there's the matter of prizes and the so-called "economy of cultural production and prestige" to consider.
Thanks to these two articles, my period of procrastination has stretched well into the evening. I think procrastination is part of my writing process. A necessary part. Sometimes I picture myself as an elastic band on the thumb of my muse. My muse will pull me back, aiming, until my patience is so thin you'd think I'd snap. Then he lets go and I fly off, hitting the target or missing, but flying just the same. It's great. Other times, when he hasn't positioned me quite right, I smack into his thumb. Not so great.