Words

I am considering in round numbers the words contained in the English language, plus the few I know in French and Italian, and wondering if I can distill all of those many thousands into just 2,000 in some semblance of order that will do the following:

  • draw a reader’s attention
  • keep a reader’s attention
  • share something with the reader that is new, or said in a new way
  • give the reader something she or he did not did not know or not think of until now
  • describe what I see as accurately as possible
  • bring the reader along the journey with me
  • be true to the subject, tell the story
  • be true to me, and
  • be true to the reader.

No pressure. None whatsoever.

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About FS

Toronto, Canada. Writing about slices of life, the moments and minor details of which come into awareness or out of imagination and the spaces inbetween.
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