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George Orwell’s 6 rules of writing

George Orwell's 6 rules of writing

Indispensable writing rules from the author who also warned against doublethink.

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Rereading ‘1984’

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Room 101: Photo by Wells Baum

I’m reading 1984 even though today’s politics and culture – the fusion of controlled democracy combined with screen culture —┬áseem to be more like Brave New World.

Satisfying? No, but “we are now condemned to live in exciting times.”

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If it is possible to cut out a word, always cut it out.

Orwell
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Progress is not an illusion; it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.

— George Orwell