"You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. You need not even listen, simply wait. You need not even wait. Just learn to become quiet, and still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at your feet."
This powerful piece of advice concludes Daily Quota. From tomorrow, I shall upload an entry every day from Ambrose Bierce's cynical and satricial Devil's Dictionary.
I am the editor of a website devoted to ghosts and folklore in Britain, Uncanny UK. I am the former editor of 'Paranormal Magazine' and I have written five books, including 'Haunted Wales', which is to be republished by the History Press in 2011.