“At one time I thought the most important thing was talent.
I think now that — the young man or the young woman must possess or teach himself, train himself, in infinite patience, which is to try and to try and to try until it comes right. That is, to throw away anything that is false no matter how much he might love that page or that paragraph. curiosity to wonder, to mull, and to muse why it is that man does what he does.
For when all else seem dark, an urge to create something would still give you an aim to look forward to. Others infer the thoughts of others, letting us empathize with their experiences.
And if you just take hold of this urge, it will take hold of you and see you through even the darkest times. As you continue in the tale, you get to know the characters, motivations and conflicts that make up the core of the story. Yet other parts package the experience into memories for future reflection” ― “Destroy your life; then put it back together.
But in casual, everyday writing, the style is less formal and paragraphs may be as short as a single sentence or even a single word. Qualifying words, such as ; your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” Rambling is a big problem for many writers.
Not as big as some other problems, such as affordable health insurance or the Middle East, which has been a problem for many decades because of disputes over territory.The single most useful trick of fiction for our repair and refreshment: the defeat of time.A century of family saga and a ride up an escalator can take the same number of pages.For years I have worried that if I turn all of my life into literature, I won't have any real life left - just stories about it.And it is a realistic concern: it does happen like that.When you have nothing to say, you are forced to write sentences that sound meaningful but deliver nothing. That’s done to make reading easier, because our brains take in information better when it’s broken into small chunks.In academic writing, each paragraph develops one idea and often includes many sentences.By using these signalling devices, the effectiveness of the text is increased.Linking words and phrases are used between clauses within a sentence, between sentences and between paragraphs.One caveat though: Always keep the literal meaning of a transition word in mind as you use it—therefore, do not use "for example" unless you are introducing an example that links to the preceding information; do not use "nevertheless" unless you are offering a contrasting point.Note how this paragraph has required a minimal use of transition words; they should not be forced in where they do not belong.