"A lot of writers - and I'm one of them - do tend to feel dissatisfied. It makes you a little hard to live with, but it's a goad and does keep you alert and restless."

— Tobias Wolff

Wordcrafts' Quotes

An Uneasy Bargain

"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

The Living Word

"I write for the same reason I breathe - because if I didn't, I would die."

— Isaac Asimov

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