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“To be, or not to be, that is the question” by Cindy Vallar

Who does not recognize Hamlet’s famous soliloquy? Perhaps, when William Shakespeare penned those words, he didn’t realize that related not only to the prince of Denmark’s wondering whether to live or die, but also to writers. Should we or should we not use the verb “to be” in our writing? Forsooth, there’s nothing wrong with …