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Day Six, continued!

Dr Seuss quote to help you be a better writer. 🙂

It has often been said
there’s so much to be read,
you never can cram
all those words in your head.

So the writer who breeds
more words than he needs
is making a chore
for the reader who reads.

That’s why my belief is
the briefer the brief is,
the greater the sigh
of the reader’s relief is.


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Three Thing Thursday: Day Four

We’re moving along. I hope everyone is still with us. Even if you slacked off a day or two, that’s okay. Jump back on the marathon with us. As I always tell my running friends, let me know if you need me to give you a ride at a certain point in the race. As well, I have been known to ask joggers if they need a ride home. Sometimes we just need a break.

1. At some point, tell us your favorite line that you have written today.

2. What have you learned about your novel that you had no idea about?

3. And a great quote, this time by Dr. Seuss, from the New York Times. “You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.”
The article was called On Becoming a Writer and was pubbed on May 21, 1986. I had a two-day-old baby girl.

I’ll be back later with something from Kyra. And then a few more great quotes. And we’ll probably hear from Ann Dee today, too.

Until then!

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