Everyone writes, but everyone writes for a different reason. Despite the differences, writing is something that connects us to something that would otherwise be untainable
Looking into the past
In order to get a lovely house like this, you must work hard
Rosenblatt said that Humans are a narrative species, meaning that it is in our definite nature to write
It takes the blink of an eye
Rosenblatt believes that one cannot write about something unless they personally experience it. He believes that you will not be able to thoroughly write something, because you were not there to know exactly how something went.
I can't see!!!
He believes that if you want to be successful in doing something that all you have to do is look into past writings, because people write down what does and does not work
Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered from a stroke leaving it to where he could only blink his left eye. Even though he had to face this hardship, he was determined to continue to write his autobiography.
Rosenblatt said that we are all 'writing blindly.' When we write, we do not always have a plan and it can lead to just writing on the impulse. We start off with an idea and it can lead to a numerous amount of views.