You’re either born with it, or you’re not…

Jan 21, 2015 | Things I wish I'd written

Writing is like “chatting up a woman”, Japan’s superstar novelist Haruki Murakami has said: “You can get better with practice to a certain degree, but basically, you’re either born with it, or you’re not.”

…I’ll be quoting this for the rest of my life. From this Guardian article about Mr. Murakami’s hilarious new website.