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Image from Flickr by Lazurite This is not particularly relevant to the post, but I’m getting an awful lot of comments telling me, often a little snarkily, “it’s ‘THAT’ not ‘WHICH’”. The “don’t use which for restrictive clauses” rule comes (as far as I can tell) from Strunk and White.
March 2008 The web is turning writing into a conversation. Twenty years ago, writers wrote and readers read.
Pixar story artist Emma Coats has tweeted a series of “story basics” over the past month and a half — guidelines that she learned from her more senior colleagues on how to create appealing stories:
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You've heard of freewriting, certainly.
by Mark Nichol Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to conceive written communication.
These are the 100 most beautiful words in the English language, apparently. Ailurophile A cat-lover.
It’s a matter of taste and style, but not long ago American writers attempted to demonstrate their credentials to the world by including Latin and French phrases within works. A dash of Latin was expected of the moderately educated throughout the Western world.
Aesthetic distance( also called distance): degree of emotional involvement in a work of art. The most obvious example of aesthetic distance (also referred to simply as distance ) occurs with paintings. Some paintings require us to stand back to see the design of the whole painting; standing close, we see the technique of the painting, say the brush strokes, but not the whole.