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Fierce on The Page by Sage Cohen

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From Impossible to Inevitable

“At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.” —Christopher Reeve

Living the writing life we want can seem as improbable as Philippe Petit’s famed acrobatics on a thin wire between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. We’re often hovering precariously between the edifices of personal and work commitments. And whether we are exhilarated or terrified by this third space of elevated expectation (the one that insists we also write), the fact is that simply getting words down on paper can feel like a daredevil stunt.

Thankfully, writing is not likely life threatening. On the contrary, it can be so life affirming that we become willing to organize the terms of our existence around ...

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