Originally Posted by GoSurface
You can make it work. I adopted the practice because a professor I had my freshman year in college would fail students for using 'is' and 'are' in our essays. Not that I did not disagree at first, but I ended up seeing a huge difference between how I originally wrote, and how I wrote after.
What was this professor's position on double negatives?
As an exercise in making people more conscious, creative writers, this makes sense. As an actual stylistic rule, it strikes me as insanity.