To what do you aspire?
Probably everyone tries hard when writing. But how hard? Glenn Gould hard? I don’t think we should settle for anything less.
Or why not aim to achieve the greatness shown here, by Miles Davis’s tuba player, Bill Barber (it’s okay, you can cry):
You know, sometimes people think odd and quirky is good enough, like this:
Fuck that. It is good, but it isn’t good enough. This is much better. Strive for this:
That 9-yr-old girl is better at football than I am at writing. I guess what I’m saying is always do your best and never, ever give up. Or give up now because you’re never going to be Glenn Gould, Bill Barber, or Little Carly.