Flannery O'Connor

“There is no excuse for anyone to write fiction for public consumption unless he has been called to do so by the presence of a gift. It is the nature of fiction not to be good for much unless it is good in itself.”


Flannery O'Connor, Mystery and Manners: Occasional Prose
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