Nathan Englander remembers Nora Ephron’s baking advice, and what she taught him about being a working artist: http://bit.ly/MOF7Ox
…that to me is a good way to sum up what being a working artist is all about. It’s about being a person who makes real things in a real world. You set out to do something, and to do it right. And if it doesn’t come out exactly as planned— you don’t just live with it, you find a way to make it even better than it would have been before.