"Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say ‘infinitely’ when you mean ‘very’; otherwise you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite."

— C.S. Lewis

Wordcrafts' Quotes

Reader's Exhaustion

"A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”

— William Styron

In the Beginning

"You expect far too much of a first sentence. Think of it as analogous to a good country breakfast: what we want is something simple, but nourishing to the imagination."

— Larry McMurtry

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