God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest. ~J.G. Holland, American novelist and poet
Recently, I heard a raucous jabbering outside my window and naturally, I had to take a peek.
Some people would claim that’s procrastination, that I was merely postponing the writing of my novel.
I know better: it’s an innate curiosity about the world around me, something every writer needs.