Try this experiment. Write a 100 word description of the most interesting person you met yesterday and make sure you don’t use the letter “e” at all.
No it’s not impossible, just very difficult for mere mortals like us.
But for Earnst Wincent Wright, it was no problem, because he wrote and entire novel without using the letter “e”.
The novel was called “Gadsby” and it was written in 1939.
Considering that the letter “e” is the most commonly used letter in the alphabet, I cannot imagine how Mr Write managed to produce over 50,000 words (267 pages).
Want to find out more about this entire novel without the letter “e”, and also and entire novel without verbs, go to the very interesting blog of Meghna’s called The Writing Pages