F. Scott Fitzgerald Quote

My theory of writing I can sum up in one sentence. An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever after.


letter to the Booksellers' Convention, April 1920; Andrew Turnbull (ed.) Selected Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald (1963)

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My theory of writing I can sum up in one sentence. An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the...

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My theory of writing I can sum up in one sentence. An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the...

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My theory of writing I can sum up in one sentence. An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the...

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My theory of writing I can sum up in one sentence. An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the...