Today’s Reflection: Dare to Sail Away

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in. your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~ Mark Twain

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Mark Twain’s Writing Advice #9 of 10

Use plain, simple language, short words, and brief sentences… don’t let fluff and flowers and verbosity creep in. ~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain’s Writing Advice #8 of 10

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. ~ Mark Twain

Mark Twain’s Writing Advice #7 of 10

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. ~ Mark Twain