Welcome to the world of Linguistic Anarchy, the no-man’s land on the dusty upper shelf where the rules of grammar were made to be broken by outlaws and gunslingers. It is a place where purple prose and description porn flourish in the rich soil of putting art over form.
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I am an aspiring writer from Brisbane, Australia. I have been working on-and-off my first novel for several years, but my attention span just never seems to get me to the end. I am easily distracted and frequently take long breaks from my magnum opus to write short stories, draw, paint, or play video games. At my best I am completely disorganised, and my worst utterly in love with my own writing.
The term “linguistic anarchy” was inspired by a reply I received in a forum discussion about grammar prescriptivism.
Angell is a linguistic anarchist! You can never tell what sort of crazy derivation of English she’ll use to speak to you next! Maybe you’re just imagining meaning from random letters pounded out, who knows? Since you can’t even know that she’s speaking the same language as you, you don’t know if there’s an implicit negative in every statement, you don’t know anything about what she’s communicating! It could be gibberish!
When I’m not pursuing artistic endeavours (or sleeping) I can be found at the local coffee chain, making fantastic lattes.
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