"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

Heaven

“Getting two sentences together is exhilarating. It is heaven.”

— Fay Weldon

First Things Last

"The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first."

— T.S. Eliot

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