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Allen Guthrie's Infamous Writing Tips

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borbira

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An excellent little rulebook! I'll keep these in mind while writing going forward. Although, I've always been a little fast and loose with rules. :p
 

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Wow, as a new writer, this is super helpful! Thank you for posting this!
 

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Thanks for posting this essay. It’s been too long since last I read it. I cringed at the memory of committing the sins Guthrie lists, even if I only sinned in drafts.

If I had room on the wall next to my computer, I’d hang a copy there!
 

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Guilty of many of these. Don't know about you all but I find it easy to explain them away in my own writing. What a skill it is to see your own work objectively!
 

Elizabeth George's book Write Away