I found an interesting article by Maria Popova,
The article is focussed on the relationship between a writer and a scientist, aka Sachs and Gunn and Maria writes beautifully about Sacks’ autobiography ‘On The Move:A life’, 2015.
“…Sacks’s love affair with writing predates his meeting Gunn and even his foray into science. Nicknamed Inky as a boy for his voracious appetite for pen and paper, which covered everything in ink, he began journaling at an early age — a formative practice of learning to think on paper and converse with himself. Joining the extensive roster of celebrated writers who championed the creative benefits of keeping a diary…”
This website, brainpickings, by Maria Popova has other interesting articles, inspration and guidance for writers and budding writers- I recommend it!