Writing

If it had been your exact thought you would have used my exact words.

Feb 112014
 

By infecting others the writer cures himself.

Dec 272013
 

If you must choose, better to Joycify than Wallacize.

Dec 202013
 

Too much plot shows too little respect for one’s audience, and too little shows too much.

Dec 112013
 

The ellipsis is the shuffling derelict of punctuation.

Dec 062013
 

Integrity is the writer refusing to make allowances for the reader; philistinism is the reader refusing to make allowances for the writer.

Nov 292013
 

Good critics do not have good taste. They have articulate, consistent taste for which the reader can correct.