Tuesday, June 20, 2006

a marathon not a sprint

Playwright Tony McNamara describes a writing career as "a marathon, not a sprint."

3 comments:

Lee said...

Writing a novel is a marathon in itself.

Andrew's black dog blog said...

If we pursue the metaphor further, a writer has to run multiple marathons to make a career, and the career of a marathon runner and of a writer then are much the same - but the metaphor is maybe getting a little soggy.

Lee said...

I like the word 'soggy'. Now where can I use it ...