“I’ve read this book six times! What else do I have to do?”

The Writer's Manifest

There is a certain conceit that exists about books that we love. We imagine that the author sat down, wrote the words, sent them off to the printer, and it became the book in our hands. We do not think about the thing that happens in between.

I don’t blame us for this. I blame English Class. English Class, where we were assigned an essay topic that we did not liked, were forced to read books about the topic that we liked even less, make scribbles of notes (for those of us who are old-school and remember things like pens – pronounced peh-nz – and the Dewey Decimal System) that we will have no prayer of deciphering later (causing us to lose points because our facts – the dates where the 8 looked like a 6), and write our paper, which we don’t want to do but most of us…

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