Wednesday, October 31, 2007

revision

"I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil."

Truman Capote, from "Conversations with Capote," by Lawrence Grobel, talking about revising a novel to make it "clearer and sharper and shrewder." (page 205)

hat tip:  Natalie Tarenko, Texas Tech

(njs)

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