This is my studio for exploring my work. Consider these drafts.


"All the great writers are like that: the beauty of their sentences, like the beauty of a woman one has not yet met, is unforeseeable [...] The real thing smacks of that fullness of genuine and unexpected ingredients, of the branch crammed with blue flowers dangling unexpectedly from the springtime hedge, which already looked unable to bear more blossom; whereas the purely formal replica of the real thing (one could say the same of every other feature of style) is full of vacancy and sameness, full of, that is, of what least resembles the real thing and, in the hands of an imitator, can pass for the real thing only in the minds of those who have never seen it in the words of the master."
Marcel Proust, In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower
by Balthazar Simões