Stephen King quote about writing from On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft - One of the really bad things you can do to your writing is to dress up the vocabulary, looking for long words because you’re maybe a little bit ashamed of your short ones. This is like dressing up a household pet in evening clothes.
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One of the really bad things you can do to your writing is to dress up the vocabulary, looking for long words because you’re maybe a little bit ashamed of your short ones. This is like dressing up a household pet in evening clothes.
 Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (2000). copy citation

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Author Stephen King
Source On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Topic writing style vocabulary
Date 2000
Language English
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