The blank page

There is something both compelling and scary about seeing a blank page. It doesn’t matter what kind of page it is–a ruled notebook, a blank sketchpad, a blank post form in WordPress, the update page in Livejournal. It calls out to me, to be filled in words, to not be so…blank.

And I keep starting, and stopping, and hitting that Delete button.

Ira Glass on Storytelling from David Shiyang Liu on Vimeo.