TO ME, STICKING TO SIMPLE LANGUAGE WASN’T THAT SIMPLE!

My adventure with writing – when it started many years ago – got off on a shrill pitch, jarring the senses.

It constantly slipped into an overdrive mode, with highflying words frequently punctuating those long-drawn sentences.

Ridiculously enough, even the stark feedback that my script was quite difficult to understand chameleoned itself into a compliment for my jaundiced mind.

Little did I know that I was demolishing the very purpose of my writing… which was reaching my readers.

Eventually came the inevitable moment when some well-intending yet brutal souls tore down my script and sent those tiny bits of paper flying into my face, leaving me devastated. But, enlightened.

I took a u-turn then, taking conscious efforts to simplify my writing and to uncomplicate my story-telling. It wasn’t easy. I realized that simplicity is the most difficult state to attain. And, I also realized that giving it the best shot is very much worth the effort, ’cause, it can get me a happy reader.

It has. “The conversations were very smooth and were easily understandable.” One of the best compliments I’ve ever received for my writing. The one I’ll nurture forever.

READER REVIEW: THE ASTRAL SURGE

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