For Sedaris that process involves at least seven drafts and a great deal of reading aloud new pieces while on tour, listening to the cadences of the sentences and noting how the audience responds: when people laugh, when they lose interest. "You realize you're repeating yourself or being lazy," he said.This is the kind of English up with which I will not put.
08 June 2008
Irony Of The Day
From a description of how David Sedaris works to make his prose lean and elegant:
Posted by David at 2:24 PM