Thursday, August 03, 2006

self restraint muscle and you. or why I never do the dishes. Sorry, K.

http://theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,19460829-12332,00.html At first glance, research of this sort is a comfort to those of us not exploding with raw talent. The science seems to back up the writer Kingsley Amis's well-known advice that "the art of writing is the art of applying the seat of one's trousers to the seat of one's chair". Why, in that case anyone can write a book. Yet a small problem remains; namely, the problem of keeping the seat of one's trousers applied to the seat of one's chair.

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