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Bad Writing? It’s a Crime

You’ll get a good laugh (and some pretty good grammar lessons) out of Weird Al Yankovic’s new parody.

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Saroyan’s Advice to Aspiring Writers (and Mencken’s suggestion to would-be editors)

Looking for writing advice? You might want to pick up the 1931 edition of The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze by William Saroyan. Read the preface. Here, Saroyan … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

So You Think You Know Grammar? (Are you smarter than 116 editors and writers?)

Just when I was beginning to think that good writing was going to hell in a 140-character Tweet, an argument about apple trees has renewed my faith in the future … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bear With Me (in this Bare/Bear discussion)

I came across this cute explanation by Jack Ashby of when to use “bear” vs. “bare” and thought I’d share. Enjoy. (P.S. I strongly believe we all have the right … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Will Write for Coffee: Writing/editing among the most caffeinated of careers, per study.

I can’t get through the morning (nor afternoon, nor evening, nor midnight hours) without coffee. For a caffeine addict, I’m mighty particular — my coffee must be espresso-strength, fresh-brewed, and … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · 11 Comments
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