BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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The one paragraph every writer should cut… Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

cutting paragraphsThe editors I had at The New Yorker quietly helped me in peculiar, small ways. One thing they taught me was the value of cutting out the last paragraph of stories, something I pass down as a tip to all writers. The last paragraph in which you tell what the story is about is almost always best left out. IRWIN SHAW

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