Writers take words seriously — perhaps the last professional class that does — and they struggle to steer their own through the crosswinds of meddling editors and careless typesetters and obtuse and malevolent reviewers into the lap of the ideal reader.

John Updike (1932-2009) American writer
“Writers on Themselves,” New York Times (17 Aug 1986)
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