The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr and E. B. White.
This is not an autobiography. It is, rather, a kind of curriculum vitae – my attempt to show how one writer was formed. Not how one writer was made; I don’t believe writers can be made, either by circumstances or by self-will
I believe large numbers of people have at least some talent as writers and storytellers, and that those talents can be strengthened and sharpened.
couples who start the evening at dinner wind up in bed?
Note: seduction. even when in a long term relationship