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The Secret to Better Writing: Word Conservation

The Secret to Better Writing: Word Conservation

The California drought brings into sharp focus the value and fragility of a vital natural resource. After four years of little rain, the state is so par.

When you are describing a shape, or sound or tint, don't state the matter plainly, but put it in a hint, and learn to look at all things with a sort of mental squint.---Lewis Carroll

Writing Technique: the mental squint. Not really sure Lewis Carol said this though, as it doesn't really sound like him. Also see Burn Wild Chapter The Gaze

I know that I am in love with you

Besides the freckles and the scar, this is a pretty accurate telling about myself. I just I meet and fall in love with someone who can see all this and think that 'I' am special because of it.

one reason you might be blocked, writer's block, Elizabeth Strout

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Write and take your soul into letters of each word

A Writer's Manifesto - Natasha Lester Author of If I Should Lose You and What is Left Over, After

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"Never take a writer for granted. They are snipers armed with words. They know how to aim with sentences. And how to immortalise their kills in verse." - Nikita Gill : Writers Are Dangerous People

bigwords101 — Redundancy, Wordiness, and Verbose Writing

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“I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.” — Joss Whedon (via jesperbylund)