“Will that be for here, or to go?”
The title begs the question, Literati, was Joseph Conrad referring to that rich brew, that dark roast, when he wrote his masterpiece? And, of course, I am reminded of my second favorite bumper sticker: Gimme my coffee and nobody gets hurt!
(I have a hunch you will like this prologue) Literati! We want our manuscripts to be perfect specimens, ten toes and fingers, all the parts in order. Quasi-modo, roughly translated, means partially formed. We cannot edit the children-to-be in-uterus (but we’re working on it) but we can edit our other little darlings, our novels, during gestation. […]