The problem with writers

"I am perhaps trying to write my Gone With the Wind. I am Margaret Mitchell. But I give a damn. And that is the problem with writers. They give a damn. They can't walk away from it."

David Kaiza
, Ugandan literary critic and author

(I heard him say this in an interview on NPR. And I am so pleased to have heard his voice. One of our dearest friends from seminary days in California was a man from Uganda. There is something about the Ugandan accent that makes the tension go out of the work of listening to another human speak.)

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