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Saturday, March 31, 2012

The Art of Writing No. 5
In general when learning your craft, it is better to simplify your expression. Long sentences exacerbate difficulties in a reader’s cognition (particularly the young, brought up in byte-sized management of information). Paring down your words to the minimum a la Samuel Beckett, removing adjectives and erasing all repetitions of nouns, will inform you as to whether you have conveyed the maximum information in the minimum number of words. Then, as you redraft, you can add what is needed to round out characters or give telling substance to the environment which sustains them.


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