A Writer’s Diary by Virginia Woolf My rating: 5 of 5 stars My copy of A Writer’s Diary and its forest of little tags poking out from the side. All the passages I’ve marked. Some of those passages I share with you below, in bold as I try to sort out the meaning, comfort, madness and beauty of Virginia Woolf’s writing life.  As a writer, I move daily between despair and joy. A good day of writing leaves me scoured clean and refilled with peace; There is some ebb and flow of the tide of life which accounts for it; though what produces either ebb or flow I’m not sure.   but the stress of rejection and of praise is an invasion of the external world into my…