I Write Just Like I Talk

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    Straight Up

    The only way I'd keep this site is to be me.  I'm honest with my words and smile when I speak. I like the exclamation mark.  That's a piece of my personality. Make the point and stick with my point. It sort of makes a person seemingly "talking loud".  In real...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2010

    Exactly The Same Way

    I have been accused of using big words and difficult language for the purpose of making people feel inferior, but that is far from the truth. I grew up reading a lot of literature, and adopted a speaking style based on what I read, which included Tolkien and other literary giants...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine
    31-35, M
    Jul 22, 2011

    Not Writing For The Uber Critical

    So there I am at the casino, no money in my pocket, the friend that I drove with is having a way better night than me, so I am stuck.  My husband and I are sitting in the lounge talking about absolutely nothing important and we are having a pretty decent night.  I say...
    natashamarie natashamarie
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2010

    Just Me

    I talk how I write, I write how I talk. I can't stand it when people change their voice when they are writing just to sound smarter. If it is for a character, sure, but not for normal conversation or stories of real life. When someone changes their voice when writing, it...
    studdaddi studdaddi
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 16, 2012
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