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The Best Writing Tips Ever

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Britney Shubert
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« on: November 16, 2009, 11:14:39 pm »

II. PATH (Method or Recognition)

# "No ideas but in things." "...No ideas but in the Facts." --William Carlos Williams

# "Close to the nose." --W.C.Williams

# "Sight is where the eye hits." --Louis Zukofsky

# "Clamp the mind down on objects." --W.C.Williams

# "Direct treatment of the thing..." (or object.)" --E.Pound, 1912

# "Presentation, not reference..." --Ezra Pound

# "Give me a for instance." --Vernacular

# "Show not tell." --Vernacular

# "The natural object is always the adequate symbol." --Ezra Pound

# "Things are symbols of themselves." --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

# "Labor well the minute particulars, take care of the little ones
He who would do good for another must do it in minute particulars
General Good is the plea of the Scoundrel Hypocrite and Flatterer
For Art & Science cannot exist but in minutely organized particulars" --William Blake

# "And being old she put a skin/On everything she said." --W.B.Yeats

# "Don't think of words when you stop but to see the picture better." --Jack Kerouac

# "Details are the Life of Prose." --Jack Kerouac

# Intense fragments of spoken idiom, best. --A.G.

# "Economy of Words" --Ezra Pound

# "Tailoring" --Gregory Corso

# Maximum information, minimum number of syllables. --A.G.

# Syntax condensed, sound is solid. --A.G.

# Savor vowels, appreciate consonants. --A.G.
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