Tip: Watch out for word phrases like: due to the fact that, in view of the fact that, the reason for, inasmuch as, on the grounds that, etc. These can usually be boiled down to simpler words like: because, for, since, etc.

Thought: “People who talk a lot say they could write a book if only they had the time. Writers are the ones who quit talking so much.” – John Martin

Teaser: Make a list of images you find ugly or disgusting. Choose one and write a description that redeems that image.