The Elements of Style commands, “Omit needless words.” I struggle with this every day.
Ron is the master. I’m not sure I have ever reblogged before but I could not pass this one up.
It’s perfect in sentiment and craft. Enjoy.
Write what you know, they say so he writes the first draft of the fog and gravel of Route 16 all the way from Barton to Hardwick every morning before the sun; and before the sun goes down he’s revised the revised revision until all he really thinks he knows is what he says he’s […] via Write What You Know — Scrambled, Not Fried