Twain’s wisdom

I swear a lot in real life. I also can be vulgar.   Sometimes that finds its way into my characters’ mouths and deeds.  Sometimes that makes some pieces unfit for certain venues.  When I think about censoring myself to please others I think of what Mark Twain wrote:  “Substitute “damn” every time you’re inclined to write “very;” your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”

Then again, I say more than damn.

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