For the First Time, Recently Again

Language is an art. You can make it say anything you want it to. Fiction and non-fiction, they just work a little differently. Fiction can be anything you can imagine and manage to describe to readers. Non-fiction relies on explanations. But writers can play with words and make them say or sell anything.

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Don’t Slay the Dragon, Untangle It

Most of us could slay dragons if we had to. We can comprehend the urgency of one courageous, ultimate act. What we hate is swatting flies – dealing with the repetitive everyday challenges of life and work.

Most problems in life and writing aren’t solved by slashing decisively through them. They are teased apart, tendril by tendril, until the whole flows freely.

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