I am a big believer in the value of applied discipline, as is my heroine, Anne Lamott:
Discipline, I have learned, leads to freedom,
and there is meaning
Anne Lamott, of course, is the author Bird by Bird, which is among the very few books that I dare tell writers they MUST read:
for so many reasons, including, perhaps most importantly of all, why, when drawing on your real life ex as source material in fiction, you should give him a teeny weenie penis.
Also, watch this:
I ❤ Anne.