The art of painting speech

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When I write something my aim is to put forward an idea, thought, or concept, or to tell a story. How do I do it? I make funny little abstract marks on a page. It’s a bit like painting.

What are those abstract marks? You’re looking at them right now. They’re called letters and with them you build words.

Instead of a canvas I use the screen of a computer or a sheet of paper, and instead of a brush I use a keyboard or a pen. My colour palette is the words I use and the brush strokes are my sentences and grammar.

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