Monday, April 25, 2011

Writing advice from V. S. Naipul

These are rules for beginners, actually, but they're pretty good ones. I wish I could adhere to them myself. For example: '3. Do not use big words. If your computer tells you that your average word is more than five letters long, there is something wrong. The use of small words compels you to think about what you are writing. Even difficult ideas can be broken down into small words.' More... (Via)

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