"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

Home

"Here I am, where I ought to be. A writer must have a place where he or she feels this, a place to love and be irritated with."

— Louise Erdich

Vanity Fair

"A writer who obtains his full purpose loses himself in his own lustre."

— Samuel Johnson

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