Sorry, but there are no rules for good writing that can be reduced to a formula or a prescription.
Traditional Tradesman

I agree with Traditional Tradesman. While there are generally — damn that ‘ly’ word! — some good pointers in this article as with any good writing guide, including Strunk and White, I don’t agree that (doh!) writers should follow a Thou Shall Not/Thou Must guide to their craft. I do wholeheartedly (ahhh…another adverb) agree that reading good books always makes for better writing.

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