…Authors and Readers… let there be no unseemly haste… slow down…

Seumas Gallacher


…I s’pose a panel (or psyanel?) of psychiatrists would posit (or psyosit?) that the human need to continue to be satisfied is more than balanced by the need to get stuff ‘finished’… fr’example, as a Reader, the great pleasure of wandering through an engrossing novel can leave yeez not wanting it to end… but, but, but… yeez really want to find out how the denouement plays out… the sadness of closing the book after the last chapter may be sated by grabbing a sequel, if one exists, or starting another tome… the number of times yeez hear ‘I didn’t want it to end’ are quite frequent (and what utter joy thatis to an Author’s ears)… on the flip side, as an Author, the desire to reach those wunnerful WURDS, ‘the end’ is a much more parlous condition… too much urgency to complete yer masterpiece will…

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