Quote of the Week

I was terrified by this idea that I would lose the ability to enjoy and appreciate the sunset without having my camera on me, without tweeting it to my friends. It felt like technology should enable magic, not kill it.—Shilo Shiv Suleman

Shilo Shiv Suleman—illustrator, animator, and storyteller—used to be a bit of a technophobe, she says, but she’s been won over by the possibilities of technology.

Shilo Shiv Suleman, image from her Ted Talk, "Using tech to enable dreaming."

Shilo Shiv Suleman, image from her Ted Talk, “Using tech to enable dreaming.”

For anyone who has ever felt the oppression of instant access to information and incessant online sharing—haven’t we all?—Suleman has some colorful ideas about how to use technology to capture some magic. Not a bad lesson for writers to learn.

Check out the video and links to Suleman’s art in this post. She will charm you! See more quotes about writing here.