Last Word

Give your writing a soft touch


Caress your phrase tenderly: it will end by smiling at you.

–Anatole France

(Flickr: jtravism)

(Flickr: jtravism)

What does it mean to caress a phrase?

Can you think of examples of prose that has been born of great tenderness and care?

Perhaps try your hand at writing a line or two that describes how, in the picture above, the oar just barely skims the surface of the water.

Let your words sing — softly.

Share them below!


Kerri S. Mabee

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