Bad writing is....

Paul Whybrow

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Bad writing is more than a matter of shit syntax and faulty observation; bad writing usually arises from a stubborn refusal to tell stories about what people actually do—to face the fact, let us say, that murderers sometimes help old ladies cross the street.

Stephen King

(from On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft)

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