Sentence of the Week

July 28, 2011 by edotgdot

Calling all writers, readers, and fans of the written word! The New York Times needs you to send in the Sentence of the Week for The 6th Floor Blog while the critic-at-large is out on vacation. What have you read this week that resonated with you? Was it a sign, billboard, essay, paper, Facebook post, or an excerpt from your favorite novelist or poet? Here is e.g.’s contribution:

“Whether we are describing a king, an assassin, a thief, an honest man, a prostitute, a nun, a young girl, or a stallholder in a market, it is always ourselves that we are describing.” Guy de Maupassant in Stealing Fire from the Gods: The Complete Guide to Story for Writers & Filmmakers, James Bonnet

Please see the full article for more details on how you can submit your Sentence of the Week.


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