A timely piece!
“Whenever someone gives you a never in regards to writing, your inner warning klaxon should go off. Writing is an art, and cannot be governed by rules involving always or never.” -Author Unknown
I don’t know who said that, but someone once shared the quote above with me via email.
Like some of you, I have had it up to here with other people’s opinions (OPO) about what we should never do in writing. Who are these so-called writing gurus who feel that they can dictate our every stroke in our quest to create the most perfect pieces of art in written form?
We are bombarded daily with rules for our writing. Notice my emphasis on the word our because I want everyone to understand that my writing belongs to me, your writing belongs to you, their writing belongs to them, so everyone should tend to their own…
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Thanks for sharing, Shirley! 🙂