Here's a quote that I found on Pinterest that I really love:
Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or behind.
- Catherine Drinker Bowen.
It is so true and beautiful. Writers live in reality where everything is painfully real and then they sit down in front of the paper or laptop and dive into a world where they have control of everything and know everything. That's the best part of writing.
Also here's the book that I started reading and I highly recommend reading: