Matt Haig shared this from Kafka’s diaries and it’s instantly relatable for anyone who’s tried to write. Anything
If you’ve ever tried to write anything longer than a cheque or – let’s be a little bit more ambitious here – your Facebook update, then this excerpt from Franz Kafka’s diaries will probably strike a chord or two.
It was shared by author and writer Matt Haig on Twitter.
Kafka's diaries show the real fun side of writing. pic.twitter.com/DagAvP2h6n
— Matt Haig (@matthaig1) February 6, 2019
And did people relate to it? Of course they did …
These are applicable to virtually everything. https://t.co/bsld6hhSDy
— Ashley (@Briefslayer) February 6, 2019
that is 100% me
— Elizabeth May (@_ElizabethMay) February 6, 2019
If only he'd had the guts to quit his day job!
— Paul Witcover (@PaulWitcover) February 6, 2019
Me writing a two page lab report : https://t.co/HoGJt7jNXF
— Heather Buchan (@heather_buchan) February 6, 2019
Well, it's cured my writer's block.
— Andrew Collins (@AndrewCollins) February 6, 2019
Me trying to write a work email, in which I decide what the best colour mug option is – https://t.co/yHI7sClr41
— Grace Smart (@Grace_Smart) February 6, 2019
Imagine if he'd had Facebook…
— Paula P (@paulapg50) February 7, 2019