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Two years ago, at Discipline and Publish: … Paul Festa tried to write with his eyes closed.

Writing with my eyes closed, sounds come to the forefront. The motor of my antique PowerBook. My pulse causing my ears to scrape against pillow. Clatter of typing. Writing lying down I feel like Colette except I have a few advantages over her. I can write really lying down, not just propped up in bed among an orgy of pillows. I can write with my eyes closed without worrying about writing off the page onto the sheets. And yet somehow I can’t bring myself to feel superior to Colette. Will keep trying. …

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