“I intend to put up with nothing that I can put down.” ~ Edgar A. Poe
I will be guilty of gilding this lily by adding advice for the authors of screenplays:
“I will not sit through anything I cannot stand.” ~ Christine Plouvier
Whether we write for the page or the stage, the message to all is clear:
Write an Unputdownable Story!
Meme portrait source: From a United States commemorative postage stamp issued upon the bicentennial of Poe’s birth. (Public domain.)