News and notes, quips and quotes.
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Surprise! Unexpected words and turns of phrase
can transform your writing.
Yes, the Internet can be a great tool for research,
but beware of the risks.
Poet to poet
Here are four ways to revise and get to the heart of
Off the cuff
Writing personal essays is a way to preserve
people and moments, and to see the past anew.
A writer can't afford to neglect the fine art of
The Spirit of Writing: Classic and Contemporary Essays Celebrating the Writing Life, edited by Mark Waldman.
Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious About Serious Books, by William Germano.
Seldom Disappointed: A Memoir, by Tony Hillerman
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How I write
Jonathan Franzen, author of The Corrections,
writes in isolation so he can get inside his