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Kipling and Long Sentences

In my writing I try at every chance to break down long sentences into short. I do have long sentences but only for variety; short sentences, words and paragraphs are what I try to write. Think Orwell, or better yet, … Continue reading

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Heart Of Darkness

I’ve supplied the paragraph breaks in the following, my apologies to Conrad. The online presentations of Heart of Darkness are hard to read for their dense, blocky paragraphs. Still, you should read it in its original form.¬†Conrad came to English … Continue reading

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Art is Long and Life is Short . . .

How do you handle waiting while you are working on your art? (And believe me, it is art if you are dedicated to your craft.) I handle waiting by continuing to write, even without knowing if my effort will pay … Continue reading

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