Friday, 29 November 2013

Word of the week (21)

‘Yes, of course I can change the title, make the hero a heroine, delete this chapter, set that section in a different country, add an alien encounter, weave in a romantic sub plot, turn the cat into a wise-cracking parrot, reveal the end at the beginning, make the sad man happy, write a completely new story …. whatever you want,’ said the flexible writer.


Henry Mitchell said...

"And could you also..." answered the ruthless editor.

Linda D said...

... and I thought I was just writing to please myself!