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Writing Prompt 1 - Alphabetical Advice

Posted by d436d750 on October 3, 2012 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Alliterations are almost always awesome
Be aware of your audience
Cliches are like salt
Don’t fight with your editor...too much
Elegance through technical mastery and impetuousness
Fiction and nonfiction, not or
Great works are not spontaneous
Heal through expression
If Meyer and James can do it, anyone can
Just write
Kill your darlings
Language is everywhere...

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In Defense of Fun

Posted by d436d750 on September 17, 2012 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

I am writing this essay in the defense of fun, or more specifically, funner and funnest. I can practically hear certain people cringing at the mere mention, the thought of those inflections, and that’s okay. I like to think that anyone who cringes at that kind of usage is doing so because they are careful people. They are the kind of people who don’t like language abuse, might even go out of their way to make corrections and often have good reasons to do so, but I believe that in...

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