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YOCR #9 - Disappointed with Imagine

I finished reading “Imagine: How Creativity Works” by Jonah Lehrer last night. This is one of the books on my Year of Creative Reading list and I really, really wanted to wholeheartedly love it, but I can’t. 476 more words


Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies For Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark(Part 1)

Writing Tools: 50 essential strategies for every writer is a book that every writer should read, and every editor should swear by.

Roy Peter Clark dreams of creating A Nation of Writers, that nation being America. 598 more words

Review And A Half

Improving my Writing Skills

As what the title says, I am currently in the process of improving my writing skills before further posting on my blog.

A little bit of background: 259 more words


The classics in America's Best Newspaper Writing

The final How To’s in Impressive Newspaper Writing

By Atoria Mills

The final chapters of Roy Peter Clark and Christopher Scanlan’ America’s Best Newspaper writing is concluded rightfully with a homage paid to the great newspaper writers and their works from the 1917 to date to the modern era. 781 more words

America's Best Newspaper Writing

Objecting to the Truth as I See It

The following essay was published in WBUR Cognoscenti on March 31, 2015:

Narrative non-fiction is not an objective undertaking; the author determines which facts to include and shapes their interpretation. 799 more words


The Book for Writers

Writing is a craft you can learn – Roy Peter Clark

Roy Peter Clark’s Writing Tools offers 50 essential strategies for better writing. Here, Clark’s no nonsense style of writing using simple words (it’s not intimidating or that complex) makes it a worthwhile read. 162 more words