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writingadvice:


by Chuck Palahniuk


In six seconds, you’ll hate me.
But in six months, you’ll be a better writer.


From this point forward—at least for the next half year—you may not use “thought” verbs. These include: Thinks, Knows, Understands, Realizes, Believes, Wants, Remembers, Imagines, Desires, and a hundred others you love to use.


The list should also include: Loves and Hates.
And it should include: Is and Has, but we’ll get to those later.


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