Do Not Delete; Recycle Instead

I don’t mind editing. Once I get into it, I can even like it. It’s a sorting that helps words make sense, a cleaning with clarity.Screenshot (429)That said, I don’t like to get rid of words, even the individual letters, and just dump them in the garbage.

Rather than delete, I prefer to keep the word, the letter, the little virtual mark, where it is, alive, doing its job. I mean, why kill the ‘s’ in rest when it can used in past? Screenshot (427)Why annihilate a ‘b’ if it’s only to be created again, a stroke later?

The conservation of these virtual marks is easier, as it honors their existence, instead of just discarding for a newer version. Even if the work, in the end, is left unread.20141012_090626

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