A WRITER'S WIT
The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
Born February 27, 1902
Longer Than One Expects
“Once in a while, I lie there as the television runs, and I read something wild and ancient from one of several collections of folktales I own. Apples that summon the sea maidens, eggs that fulfill my wish, and pears that make people grow long noses that fall off again.”
[The magazine lists no credit for the story’s illustration.]
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