kelllie (kelllie) wrote in tolkien_weekly,
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Confusion

Title: Confusion
Author: Kelllie
Source: pre-LOTR
Characters: Bilbo & Frodo
Rating: G
Disclaimer: Tolkien's, not mine.

Woo hoo!! Drabble number two, just for you.


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Yes, there is an art to it. Absolutely.
But form must dominate substance, my boy.
And if you don't stop looking so perplexed
I shall stop talking altogether. There now.
That's better. Where was I? Ah yes.
Alliteration... an abysmal affectation -- always avoid.
Prepositions... tricky little buggers you should never
end a sentence with. Clichés... avoid like the plague.
Similes... they're as bad as clichés. One-word sentences...?
Eliminate. And for pity's sake, don't be redundant --
don't say things more than once -- don't reiterate --
it's highly superfluous.

There now, Frodo... you see? Writing is really very simple.

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