John Steinbeck Quote

If a story is not about the hearer, he will not listen. And here I make a rule—a great and interesting story is about everyone or it will not last.


East of Eden, And, The Wayward Bus (ed. 1952)

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If a story is not about the hearer, he will not listen. And here I make a rule—a great and interesting story is about everyone or it will not last.

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If a story is not about the hearer, he will not listen. And here I make a rule—a great and interesting story is about everyone or it will not last.

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If a story is not about the hearer, he will not listen. And here I make a rule—a great and interesting story is about everyone or it will not last.

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If a story is not about the hearer, he will not listen. And here I make a rule—a great and interesting story is about everyone or it will not last.