George Orwell’s Rules for Effective Writing →
1. Never use a metaphor, simile, or other figure of speech which you are used to seeing in print. 2. Never use a long word where a short one will do. 3. If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out. 4. Never use the passive where you can use the active. 5. Never use a foreign phrase, a scientific word, or a jargon word if you can think of an everyday English equivalent. 6. Break...
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I’m going to camp downstairs in my hammock and read all night! PLAN!!!
People in fandoms take apart stories more than...
English Teacher: The curtains were blue to show the depressing feelings the character was feeling.
Writer: The curtains were blue because I like blue curtains...
Fandom: The curtains were blue because they reminded him of the blue trench coat his best friend used to wear. Because truly, deep down in his heart, he loved that man more than a best friend. He loved him and he completed him. Now that he's gone, all he has to remember him by is those blue curtains.
Writer: I JUST LIKE BLUE CURTAINS OKAY!?
Tonight I can finally spend as much time as I want...
Because of the strike tomorrow, all schools and colleges are off so it’s a perfect excuse to stay up late and read! My goal is to get to the middle of Eldest by Christopher Paolini! Pure awesomeness!