How to kill a word

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How to kill a word

Postby Rkcapps » Wed, 05 Jun 2019 6:16 pm


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Re: How to kill a word

Postby CageSage » Wed, 05 Jun 2019 9:07 pm

This is one of the hardest things to learn to do well, but learn it we must.

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We must learn this.

Yes, learn how to excise words to make sharp pictures.

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Re: How to kill a word

Postby Rkcapps » Wed, 05 Jun 2019 10:42 pm

Totally true :)

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Re: How to kill a word

Postby Drakenwood » Thu, 06 Jun 2019 8:00 pm

Oh, I've taken the knife to some of my favourites lately, but what I've found is, once they're gone, rather than missing them, I feel better. Like throwing off a thick jacket when the sun comes out.


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