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Empty Verbiage in Novels

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In almost every book I read I feel as though the writer is just trying to fill space, almost as if he is writing for the reader and not himself. Instead of just saying what he wants to say, he feels the need to satisfy the reader by the prolongation of the writing, adding useless bits here and there. Poetry just feels so more real/personal...






Empty Verbiage in Novels

Posted to Utterances




In almost every book I read I feel as though the writer is just trying to fill space, almost as if he is writing for the reader and not himself. Instead of just saying what he wants to say, he feels the need to satisfy the reader by the prolongation of the writing, adding useless bits here and there. Poetry just feels so more real/personal...