Are You Purposely Making Your Literature Sound More Complicated?

The urge to make things sound more convoluted or fancier when you write because you feel the reader will think you’re smarter or take you more seriously is a temptation that can get you in a lot of trouble, as a writer.
Sometimes keeping it plain, simple, and to-the-point is the best practice during composition. If you’re purposely making your work “sound wordier” or needlessly complex, you may be building a wall between yourself and those whom you are trying to convey your message to.
This audio was recorded at a “Wordsmiths & Readers of Tarrant” meeting–a local writing group that I lead.
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