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Not The Noodle Man
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When writing anything, nothing pushes me away faster than consistent cussing throughout a piece. Words are beautiful, and should be used to their full potential. If you've seen me write anything, details come before dialogue. I only swear in my writing if it's said by a character, not just throwing it in like I'm telling someone a story.

Swearing doesn't have to be one word.

Go full Shakespeare for God's sake.

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When writing anything, nothing pushes me away faster than consistent cussing throughout a piece. Words are beautiful, and should be used to their full potential. If you've seen me write anything, details come before dialogue. I only swear in my writing if it's said by a character, not just throwing it in like I'm telling someone a story.

Swearing doesn't have to be one word.

Go full Shakespeare for God's sake.

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It's a & ways to improve your writing skills.

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Clarity

The words we use to construct a sentence are the result of higher executive function in the brain that chooses one word over another based upon our understanding of the connections one word has to many others which affect how we perceive it. Our perception of a word determines its meaning. Meaning is the result of each word's placement in a sentence.

There are two things you can take away from this. First, that words are vehicles whose meaning will change with usage. This is why language constantly evolves (crass example, "being gay", today does not immediately mean "having fun"). Second, the choices our brains make when we speak (or write) reveal our depth of knowledge, awareness of semantic relationships and understanding of the real world. This is why writers write better as they mature. Their collection of filters through which to run the data of the world their brains collect affects the quality of their writing.

Clear thinking leads to incisive perceptions and the ability to focus on what is really important.

Just one of the nuggets from an upcoming book of mine (out next year). If you have not already asked to receive updates and selected content but would like to, drop me a line at davidamerland@gmail.com with "New Book" on the subject line. (I will send you a kitten). ;) 
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Christmas ideas

I've been running a Choose Your Own Adventure game here on G+ and I just discovered these. I know many people love Minecrast and share it with their children so I thought it might be good to share. There a good number of books to choose from.
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