Monday, November 29, 2010

Beauty is not enough ...

... Beware the Trap of 'Bore-geous' Writing. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

For the last month or so, I'd been spending my days crafting lush and richly imagined bits of narrative—long, lovely descriptions of characters and scenery, page after page of elegant prose in which nothing whatsoever was going on. No wonder I was bored.

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