The Tangling of Words.

The more words we use, the more we abuse, and the more we abuse, the more words we use.

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Keep it short, make sure a thirteen-year-old can understand it. That doesn’t mean talking down, it actually means talking up, respecting the reader’s time and ultimately their patience.

A worm that loves attracts many worms, and they’ll get eaten first.

It’s like René Descartes and his: “I think, therefore I am.” Hundreds of years later, he’s still a genius, and we get nothing for writing in a washroom cubicle: “I think, therefore I flush.”

Hundreds of years later, he’s still a genius, and we get nothing for writing in a washroom cubicle: “I think, therefore I flush.”

Considering the nuttiness that exists today, you’d think our writing would at least be as colourful. Yet we fall back on worn-out phrases all the time.

We’d rather take comfort in knowing we didn’t offend anybody than having a unique thought.

Surely, we can do better than funeral homes.

I did a poor imitation of Don Draper for 40 years before writing my first novel. I'm currently in the final stages of a children's book. Lucky me.

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