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A text needs no extra words as a drawing needs no extra lines. A sentence can be long with detail but every word must tell.

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And so it begins! Autumn is the time to write...

I love starting a writing project in Autumn. For us here in the UK the weather is going to get more unpredictable, cold, wet, maybe snow, less chance of distraction, more time to write. 669 more words


Reading with your ears

The New York Times once published an article about William Zinsser, the author of the classic guide on non-fiction writing, On Writing Well. I love Mr. 345 more words


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

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