Culture & Conversation

Carnet de 1827 (notebook written by Alfred de Vigny when he came to Maine-Giraud in 1827 after his aunt's death), and letters to his "steward", Philippe Soulet. Townhall of Champagne-Vigny, Charente, France

Becoming a writer

To be a writer, “you have to be willing to be foolish, to take risks,” says writer Alex Ohlin. Thinking about the end product or the challenges would distract you from the business of writing.