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What next?

I've never read Franz Kafka's novel, Metamorphosis, so I have no idea what happened to his monstrous vermin. Here's what I did with his opening sentence.
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Masterclass

A passage about betrayal in a style inspired by Mary Shelley.
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Cut to the chase

Cut to the chase

This image prompted me to write about what's absent. There are eight lanes, but only seven runners crossing the finish line.
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Viewfinder

I could have just described the view. But surely what we see is shaped by perspective? I added some context to give the imagery more meaning.
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Small businesses need good websites

Website basics for small business

A well-designed website shouldn't be an afterthought for small business. Following these basic communication principles can make all the difference.
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exclamation marks

Exclamation mark overload

How the exclamation mark is overused and why writers should avoid it.
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copywriting me

Angela Bensted is Brisbane-based freelance writer who likes to listen first and struggle with syntax later. She pitches stories to magazines and helps businesses produce compelling copy for print and online.

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