Margot was toobeautiful for Macomber
to divorce her and Macomber had too much money for Margot ever to leave him. […] The rain made the windows of the train wet so you could not see outside clearly and then it made everything outside look the same anyway. We went through manytowns and cities but it was raining in all of them and when we crossed the Hudson River at Albany it was raining hard. […] I do not suppose I thought of all those things because I have never thought much and never in wordsbut it was the feeling of all those things that the country along the Hudson River gave me. […] Manuel noticed while spreading the muleta that the white base of the horn was stained red. While he noticed these things he did not losesight of the bull’s feet. The bull watched Manuel steadily. […] She often came in when he was in bed and asked him to tell her about the war, but her attentionalways wandered. His father was non-committal.
#3 DON’T Align bullet points
that nobody wants to read • I love making presentations • But I always have too many ideas • So I have to write them in bullet points • And everyone gets bored • Reading all those bullet points • Actually they don’t read them
• And everyone gets bored
• Reading all those bullet points • Actually they don’t read them • They just stare at me • With their dull cow eyes • And it sucks • OK I’m stopping now • I can’t, bullet points are my life!
#5 DON’T Just throw figures
on your slides… “In 2014, our business grew 260% compared to 2014, with over 43,000 monthly users (vs. 12,000 last year). Overall, our illustrations are shared 68% on Facebook and 41% on Twitter.” rather…