I have come to the realization that I am prone to frilly writing.

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It’s not really a matter of floral diction or elaborate prose.

Rather, where most people write linearly…

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…I instead have the habit of making parenthetical asides…

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…so at length…

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One thought on “Quip

  1. If i’m not doing writing-writing, I have a friend that says he loves the emails I send (at least before his Parkinson’s.”) He termed it “stream of conciousness” writing & like going for a Sunday ride. I know the eventual destination but the reader/rider (and even myself sometimes!) doesn’t see how what may seem like tangents actually tie into the destination (always) and that I do get the reader/rider to the intended destination. He’s figured that out and to just trust me. So, I guess my writing could be similarly depicted. It’s different with writing-writing where you may have a 200 word limit. Then, things have to be sparse – take your “roots” painting, flip it upright and prune, prune, prune and “kill your darlings” as a famous writer once advised. I have to do exactly that right now to a note to a new mom in her card before I send it.


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