Roseta Stone: Redux

Sherman Wilcox wilcox at
Thu Feb 10 16:55:59 UTC 2011

On Feb 10, 2011, at 8:35 AM, Craig Hancock wrote:

> I think Hemingway was being a bit disingenuous with "getting the words right,"

I don't know if he was being disingenuous. Mostly, I just thought it was a nice quote that reinforced, in a slightly different way, the point Dan was making. Here's another one that I love about the craft of writing:

"If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it." (Elmore Leonard, Newsweek, April 22, 1985)


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