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Friday, 2 December 2011

WRITERS ON WRITING #1: Ford Madox Ford


We just thought simply of the reader.  Would this passage grip him?  If not it must go.  Will this word make him pause and so slow down the story?   If there is any danger of that, away with it.  That is all that is meant by the dangerous word technique.

Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance (1924)
 



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