Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
Keith R.A. DeCandido
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Schott's Miscellany 9 March 2009

Labour Day (VIC Australia)


ANON'S ALPHABET OF WRITERLY ADVICE #1

A word out of place spoils the most beautiful thought. ---Voltaire

Begin humbly. Labor faithfully. Be patient. ---Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

Cultivate accuracy in words and things; amass sound knowledge; avoid affectation; write all topics which interest you. ---F.W. Newman

Don't be afraid. Fight right along. Hope right along. ---S.L. Clemens

Every good writer has much idiom; it is the lift and spirit of Language. ---W.S. Landor

Follow this: If you write from the heart, you will write to the heart. ---Beaconsfield

Genius may begin great works, but only continued labor completes them. ---Joubert


SKENNINGLY -- squintingly
"Giles peered over his half-moon glasses skenningly."
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