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Tips on writing I find useful

Some interesting quotes on writing from three masters of the craft (Full article at Don’t go into great detail describing places or things. – Elmore Leonard Every sentence must do one of two things – reveal character or advance the action. – Kurt Vonnegut Your story will always be stronger if you just show the … Continue reading

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Quote: Alhacen

“The duty of the man who investigates the writings of scientists, if learning the truth be his goal, is to make himself an enemy of all that he reads, and, applying his mind to the core and margins of its content, attack it from every side.” – Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥasan ibn al-Haytham (Alhacen, sometimes spelt … Continue reading