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Top five [misquoted] things writers should avoid.

 I like LOVE to post top quotes in various categories: Music, writing, food, and so on. But today I thought it’d be fun to twist some popular quotes around and turn them into HORRIBLE writing advice.

 Consider it an exercise in getting your brain back into the work grind. Happy Monday! XOXO

 Top five misquoted things that can be detrimental to your writing career.

1.) Never use one word when two will do. — Thomas Jefferson misquote

2.) If you don’t have time to read, then you have more time to write. Simple as that. — Stephen King misquote

3.) If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you’re screwed until someone else writes it. — Toni Morrison misquote

4.) If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: drink a lot and write a lot. — Stephen King misquote

5.) The first draft of anything is THE shit. — Ernest Hemingway misquote