"As a writer and teacher, I try to learn something about the craft every day. A gold coin of inspiration may come in my reading, in a conversation with another writer or even in the process of revising this essay.
'Now, I must give him credit for this,' said Mr. Wolfe. 'If you ever have a preposterous statement to make … say it in five words or less, because we’re always used to five-word sentences as being the gospel truth.'”
— Roy Peter Clark, The New York Times