Every page is a cliffhanger | QOTD

“Writing simply means no dependent clauses, no dangling things, no flashbacks, and keeping the subject near the predicate. We throw in as many fresh words we can get away with. Simple, short sentences don’t always work. You have to do tricks with pacing, alternate long sentences with short, to keep it vital and alive…. Virtually every page is a cliffhanger–you’ve got to force them to turn it.”
― Dr. Seuss

3 thoughts on “Every page is a cliffhanger | QOTD

  1. Conflict in every bite. Nothing easy, everything fought for. And seldom, a respite for the main character, a dip in a pool, a sip of cider, a caress along a forearm. But do not linger here. Back in the fray you go…

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