Aerogramme Writers' StudioStephen King's "Everything You Need to Know About Writing Successfully – in Ten Minutes"
I. The First Introduction THAT’S RIGHT. II. When I was a sophomore in high school, I did a sophomoric thing which got me in a pot of fairly hot water, as sophomoric didoes often do. Eventually, a copy of this little newspaper found its way into the hands of a faculty member, and since I had been unwise enough to put my name on it (a fault, some critics argue, of which I have still not been entirely cured), I was brought into the office. I wasn’t suspended. He told me he needed a sports writer and we could “try each other out” if I wanted. I told him I knew more about advanced algebra than I did sports. Gould nodded and said, “You’ll learn.” I said I would at least try to learn. I brought them to Gould the day after the game, so he’d have them for the paper, which came out Fridays. (note: this is before the edit marks indicated on King’s original copy) (after edit marks) “I only took out the bad parts, you know,” he said. “If that’s true,” he said, “you’ll never have to work again. III. IV.
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