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

May 062016

Write what you know that’s not yourself.

Apr 072016

If all writing were scrupulously edited for spelling and grammar, it would be just about as bad.

Mar 242016

A great part of writing is the audacity to say “men are” when you mean “I am.”

Mar 072016

In bygone days, when an author did not hear continuously from his readers, he was less inclined to patronize them.

Feb 232016

I am beginning to hope that the mark of a good aphorism is the number of uses it can be put to of which its author would not approve.

Feb 102016

That truth is stranger than fiction ought to embarrass novelists considerably.

Jan 112016

Rhetoric, n.  An argument that one is unwilling to believe and unable to refute. Cf. sophistry.