This week's lesson is about quick and easy fixes that will make your writing flow better. Here's my list: 1.Avoid echoes. An echo is when you use the same word (or very similar words) more than once in close proximity. For example:
“One thing that helps is to give myself permission to write badly. I tell myself that I’m going to do my five or 10 pages no matter what, and that I can always tear them up the following morning if I want. I’ll have lost nothing—writing and tearing up five pages would leave me … Continue reading Writing Quote Tuesday
Another one from Hemingway today! "The first draft of anything is shit." --Earnest Hemingway Normally I run a "clean" blog, but can it really be called profanity if you're quoting Hemingway?
This week's quote comes from Mark Twain: "Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words." --Mark Twain Great one, Mr. Twain. As I'm re-reading Freedom City and crossing out all my wrong words, I'm learning you were a big, fat liar. 😉 Back to editing for me!
This week's quote comes from Mark Twain: "Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words." --Mark Twain I love this almost as much as that Hemingway quote I'm always yapping about.