Writing is magic, as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So drink. Drink and be filled up.Stephen King At work we have a new sub-editor checking our articles and after receiving the text about the new person on our team, it suddenly dawned on me that this… Continue reading Writing is Magical
Impressed by the bulldog's tenacity but slightly pissed off with his impudence, the Moth and I discussed deleting the text when the Moth had a sudden change of heart.
Friendly Friday – The Colour of Purple Prose
Purple prose is flowery and ornate language. It sacrifices plot and clarity for indulgent detail. A piece of prose can be entirely purple, or it can have ornate bits sprinkled throughout. We call cases of the latter “purple patches. Purple prose is like showing up in stilettos to go on a hike. The language doesn’t… Continue reading Friendly Friday – The Colour of Purple Prose