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Word Pairs that Repeat Themselves

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He grew by leaps and bounds. We searched every nook and cranny. You will have to pick and choose. English is replete with redundancies. There is little to no difference between leaping and bounding, nooks and crannies, picking and choosing. Some language purists advocate the elimination of all redundant expressions, but I not only disagree, I think it’s a terrible …

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Finish What You Write

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I wonder how many aspiring writers never finish anything? I expect a great many. “The easiest way to separate yourself …

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The Best Advice for Would-Be Writers

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This may be the most common advice given by writers to those who wish to become writers. J.B. Priestly puts it particularly well.

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Few and Plain Is Best

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Some writing advice from John Ruskin (1819-1900).  Ruskin was a writer and artist, but is best known as an art …

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Some Writing Advice from Annie Dillard

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Trust me, Annie Dillard knows more than a little about writing. What do you think of her advice here?

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