How Eye Became I

October 1994
AGNI;1994, Issue 40, p52
The article discusses the concept of writing a diary. It mentions that a diary is not only a writer's first work, but the first draft of creative identity. It mentions the challenge of writers' diaries on the role they play in charting the fluctuations of a creative life. It also notes how a diary can help a writer discover the author in authorship and confront the public in publication.


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