I was told the other day that although I am a “good” writer, my posts are wearisomely verbose. It was suggested that my long winded rambling ruminations required compression, lest I risk losing my audience.
I was therfore advised to tame my wild thought processes and repress that which comes naturally to me. I believe other words included in the conversation were: sanitize, censor, abbreviate, emasculate and whittle.
In compliance, and as such, I will endeavor in earnest to wrangle my stream of consciousness in order to attain literary profundity in 50 words or less. [Enter pregnant pause here] CRAP! I’ve already written double that! Well heck, at least I gave it a shot. Ramble on …
PS. Thanks for reading. Do you write what you think, or do you just think too much? Does having a brevity of words suggest self censorship? Let me know.
5 thoughts on “Profundity In 50 Words Or Less”
My opinion is that you should write what you feel and want, because it's YOUR blog. Censoring what you think and want to say in order to please your potential readers that prefer less text, in the long run there is a possibility that you may feel unsatisfied. It depends also though on what you want to have your blog for… 🙂
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