"Put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it."
- - Colette
Think about what the differences are - how we feel those differences when we read something. Textbooks are created by writers. Newspapers and most magazine articles are written by writers. But good books, the ones that make us want to savor them and delay that last page, are written by storytellers.
Check out Elana's article (if you're one of the FEW people who doesn't already read her blog every single day). It's thought provoking.
Draw your chair up close to the edge of the precipice and I'll tell you a story.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Do you think there is a difference?