The Saturday Writing Quote — Ursula LeGuin

edited pgeThis past March, I met readers at bookstores, in classrooms, libraries, and homes, and at a convention in Missoula, Bigfork, Seattle, Portland, and Billings. Though the trip was tiring, the encounters were energizing. Because a story is meant to be read, to be shared. Only then does it fulfill its purpose, become truly itself.

“The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.”

– Ursula K. Le Guin

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