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Mystery – January 13

“Nouns and verbs are the guts of the language. Beware of covering up with adjectives and adverbs.”

A.B. Guthrie, Jr., born this date in 1901.

Writing prompt: Write a scene in which your protagonist suspects a person is covering up a crime because of that person’s flowery language.

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