Sage words of advice from an awesome author…

So I’ve just finished the astounding book Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann, and while this is not a book review, I shall take second to advise anyone to read it:

Go read this book. It’s brilliant.

Done.

Anyway, at the back of this novel is a Q&A session with the author where he says this about his readers:

Screen Shot 2015-09-01 at 12.31.01“As writers we have to respect and like our readers. I want to acknowledge that they have taken a chance and that, more than likely they’re smarter than me, or more courageous, or at the very least they will continue the book further than I can. They can complete the story.”

Colum McCann

This is wonderful quote that I think any writer should take note of. Hence the reason I stuck it in a post.

Thanks for reading.

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