For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word.
I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare; and I dare a little more, as I grown older.
There is a marvelous turn and trick to British arrogance; its apparent unconsciousness makes it twice as effectual.
Will the reader turn the page?
In writing biography, fact and fiction shouldn't be mixed. And if they are, the fictional points should be printed in red ink, the facts printed in black ink.