FFM 2015 21: AnswersAnd love was the answer to her questions of what to do and how to do it and where to go and why to go there and when to know who to trust all throughout this, and wilderness was the answer to her desire for secrecy for stolen moments with a sudden swoosh of breath and a slip of a strap and a tightening and a holding and a releasing, and loss was the answer, of walls and of monsters, in the closet, under the bed, between the lines, over her head, and after all this, after all that was ignited and extinguished and lost and regained—FFM 2015 21: Answers by ilyilaice
War was his answer, why he left, what remained.
"Casanova credited Crebillon with some of the best advice he received as a writer: '…tell amusing stories without laughing, be witty, respect the rules of grammar,' and that the je ne sais quoi of great writing was what separated a lover from a castrato: balls."
("Casanova: Actor, Lover, Priest, Spy" by Ian Kelly)
The writing advice you didn't know you did not want.