Saying more with less

Had a great conversation last night about life and things. One point was made about writing with a constraint of 300 words is much tougher than free form because you have to be very mindful of your choice of words. I immediately thought of a post I had just read earlier in the day:Creative Constraints: Going to Jail to Get Free | 43 Folders by Merlin Mann. He starts talking about some examples of how Twitter enforces this.

In Twitter you are limited to 140 characters per message, just like a text from your phone. Mann points out that this creates opportunities for creative writing by confining us to how much we can say.

I am playing with the six word constraint for the rest of the week:

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