“Book-buyers aren’t attracted, by and large, by the literary merits of a novel; book-buyers want a good story to take with them on the airplane, something that will first fascinate them, then pull them in and keep them turning the pages.” -- Stephen King in On Writing.Later, Mr. King adds:
"This happens, I think, when readers recognize the people in a book, their behaviors, their surroundings, and their talk."I’m curious.
Is there a particular quote on writing (other than one posted here), or piece of advice you’ve found helpful in some way?
Is there a quote I posted on this blog that stuck with you?
Do you have a favorite book or article on writing?
If you were to write an original quote on writing, what would it be?