"Remember, your story is an uneasy bargain with your reader. Your end of the bargain is to play fair, and keep him interested, his end of the bargain is to keep reading. It is just terribly terribly easy to put a story down half-read and go off and do something else."

Shirley Jackson

Wordcrafts' Quotes

Financial Inspiration

“I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate.”

— Jack London

A Hard Read

"I think if the writing comes too easily, it shows - it's usually hard to read."

— Tracy Kidder

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