Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Going hand in hand …

… How Being a Librarian Makes Me a Better Writer | Literary Hub. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Bad writing is the stuff that changes words around to make an old subject seem novel, without doing any work to shift perspective or understanding. Good writing—truly controlled vocabularies—operates with the understanding that different words, and different sequences of words, should only be used to actually shift meaning. It’s the opposite of redundancy.

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