Getting the reader under the bed

439390_52427161-psded-lower-resYou need not expect to get your book right the first time. Go to work and revamp or rewrite it. God only exhibits his thunder and lightning at intervals, and so they always command attention. These are God’s adjectives. You thunder and lightning too much; the reader ceases to get under the bed, by and by.

~~Mark Twain, author and humorist, 1835-1910

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