Steak and a Bible
As the holidays get closer, I find my spare time disappearing. Still, this month I managed two books and started a couple new ones.
1 week, 1 day
Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark arrived the other day. The first tip is to utilize the right branching sentence. 597 more words
3 weeks, 4 days
Just came across an interesting tidbit in The Glamour of Grammar by Roy Peter Clark.
Have you ever wondered why capitol letters are called “upper case” and small letters are called “lower case”? 68 more words
the whole-y grail
→In the better late than never category, we are finally in sync with a twitter trend we’ve so far ignored (unintentionally, however): sending out writing tips on Wednesdays. 93 more words
In a 1985 book, Gary Provost created this tour de force to demonstrate what happens when the writer experiments with sentences of different lengths:
“This sentence has five words. 167 more words
1 month, 1 week
The Ink Drinker
I love reading books about writing and since I’ve read a decent amount of books about writing, I figured I’d share the ones I find most helpful. 302 more words
At any given time, I’m usually reading one non-fiction book and one fiction book. At the moment, I’m going back and forth between Thinking, Fast and Slow… 133 more words