"It's not like someone could steal the words right off the page."
—Terry Goodkind, Chainfire
"Lift the words off the page in order to make them go right."
—Richard Chase, quoted in Who Says?
by Carol Birch and Melissa Heckler
"Interaction with literary language implies lifting the words off the page to new levels of creativity, connections, and criticism in collaboration with others."
—Shelby Anne Wolf, Interpreting Literature with Children
"Let the words jump off the page and land in my heart."
—John Steger, Spiritual Joe