Revision Is One of the Pleasures of Writing
Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 12:02AM
JW

Somewhere I put it this way: first drafts are for learning what one’s fiction wants him to say. Revision works with that knowledge to enlarge and enhance an idea, to reform it. Revision is one of the exquisite pleasures of writing.

BERNARD MALAMUD

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