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And a Little Dog Shall Lead Them


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David John Moore Cornwell, better known as British author John le Carre has this advice to writers. They should remember, he says, that "'the cat sat on the mat' is not the beginning of a story, but 'the cat sat on the dog's mat' is."

--From “The Writers Almanac” for October 17th, 2016.

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