Stories are among the first kinds of continuous discourse we learn.  From the time we are children, we all tell stories to achieve a multitude of ends–to amuse, to warn, to excite, to inform, to explain, to persuade.  Storytelling is fundamental to human behavior.  No other form of prose can communicate large amounts of information so quickly and persuasively. (19)

Style: Toward Clarity and Grace by Joseph M. Williams

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    1. The 20th is coming up pretty fast – I can’t wait to see you! Feels like it’s been forever, and I have a new necklace I really want to show you (unless Ellen told you about it already – or if you can guess what it is 😀 ).

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