A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? 4. Is this image fresh enough to have an effect?
Every Sentence Matters…
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One response to “Every Sentence Matters…”
As well: is there an overuse of language (belonging to another genre/reader for example). Is there doubt after selecting the ‘right’ verb (for the character/tone/genre). Then it isn’t the definitive one.