The Science of B.S. (Warning: Strong Language)

Writers will hate me for this, but writing is subordinate to editing. It is the preeminent skill in storytelling. It is not the words themselves but the choice of the words; what to leave in and what to leave out. Personally, as a writer it is my consummate purpose to inflict every brilliant and golden thought or utterance in combating the innate ignorance of the preponderance of Humanity. Since, however, much of that is likewise bullshit, I am by necessity an editor first and foremost

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