"Big Words" - Anonymous

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Writing doesn't need long, fancy words to be impactful. You can fall into a trap when you believe you need a large vocabulary to tell a compelling story. Any time that someone has to look up a word that you wrote, it makes the experience of reading your writing a little worse. Most of the time, simple phrases are the most impactful.

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user65361 1 month, 3 weeks ago
This quote truly hit me hard. I am an aspiring writer who at times can be my own worst critic. Thanks for sharing
weesin 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Great quote. For the most part, I absolutely agree with you, however, as a logophile, I do appreciate when an author throws a "big word" my way that I'm unfamiliar with. I enjoy coming across new words, looking them up and familiarizing myself with them. How else does one increase one's vocabulary?

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