Actors at their Craft
On the other hand, her sixtyish leading man, a drunken brute in real life, convincingly pulls off the role of a drunken brute.
The difference being that the old man is beyond vanity—at least beyond certain kinds of vanity.
Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy... Submissive to everything, open, listening... Something that you feel will find its own form. --Jack Kerouac, from "Belief and Technique for Modern Prose"