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You might think I should get out more, but it's a valuable point.

Don't be misled by people who say never use but in your writing. It's too sweeping and you might be missing out on a very handy device.

This article is an extract from Ralph's book, Making Business Writing Easy - what effective writers really do.

'The same week our fowls were stolen, Daphne Moran had her throat cut.'

That's how Ronald Hugh Morrieson begins his New Zealand novel Scarecrow. Would you read the next paragraph?