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The next time someone doesn’t like your writing, think of this

August 8, 2016

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Beyond the book Revising Prose (highly recommended) I’ve spent about no time learning what “good writing” is. It wasn’t until maybe my mid-twenties I realized “Oh, people…they go to school for, or they study this?” (Journalism is an exception due to ethics and legalese.) I got maybe a third of the way into On Writing Well and stopped. Critically acclaimed; universally […]

One step at a time, one brick at a time…bird by bird?

February 15, 2012

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“…a life oriented in leisure is a life oriented to death- the greatest leisure of all.” This is going to be off-topic for this site. Part of having a consistently updated website is consistently writing. Part of having a good website then, is to be a good writer. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing […]