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Thuggish from Vegas is reading Day of the Jackal July 2, 2017 - 9:55am

We've all heard those certain pieces of writing advice, repeated hundreds of times... Some are generally good advice, but some, it seems aren't.

What's the one that you loathe hearing because it's just not true?

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Dwayne from Cincinnati, Ohio (suburbs) is reading books that rotate to often to keep this updated July 3, 2017 - 12:59am

Break the rules! If I hear that one more time I'll frown.

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helpfulsnowman from Colorado is reading But What If We're Wrong? by Chuck Klosterman July 3, 2017 - 9:28pm

"All art is political."

That's one I hear a lot right now. Anything that says "All X is Y" is very suspect in my eyes.

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smithreynolds from Spokane, WA USA is reading The writing on the wall. July 3, 2017 - 10:35pm

Align left.

 

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bethwenn from Milwaukee is reading Life by Keith Richards July 8, 2017 - 8:08pm

When I hear trim the fat or kill your darlings, my inner voice says: Go die.

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Thuggish from Vegas is reading Day of the Jackal July 8, 2017 - 11:13pm

"All art is political."

That's one I hear a lot right now. Anything that says "All X is Y" is very suspect in my eyes.

Anything with the world "political" is highly suspect in mine.