How to avoid beginning sentences with 'and' or 'but'
It's a 'conversational' writing device that, originally intended as a verbal condiment, has taken over the entire sandwich. Time to spit it out, cleanse your palate, and start over with a clean plate.
There's a writing trend that drives me crazy. AND I'm not going to tell you what it is. BUT I'm betting you can guess. AND I won't have to go on much longer with this maddening affectation reminiscent of a kindergarten show-and-tell presentation. AND I'm running out of ways to perpetuate this motif anyway. BUT I won't let that stop me. As I've previously written , there's a huge distinction between adopting a conversational tone and engaging in sloppy wri read more...
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