I’m not a big Phillip Yancey fan. That mostly just means I’ve never read any of his books (unlike Bono). But this was a fascinating and helpful interview.
For those of you who are writers, or want to feel sorry for writers in your life, go to the 23:20 point and listen for a few minutes.
At one point he advises writers, “Don’t do it alone,” and goes on to say that there are many creative people, but:
“…they’re all into self-expression…but you don’t make a living in self expression, you make a living by connecting with people who want to pay money…to say ‘this is worth my time.’”
Good point, Phillip Yancey.
Also, you have an amazing ‘fro.