WORDS ABOUT WORDS
Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilirating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!
Edna Ferber, A Peculiar Treasure
Posted on August 13, 2001 at 3:24 PM