Interesting article. Given that I’m about the embark on my Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Nonfiction Writing, I’d say CNF probably makes us think better, too: “Study: Reading Novels Makes Us Better Thinkers” About these ads
I’ve read that when you’re really attached to a piece of your own writing—when you think you’ve accomplished a great feat of wordcrafting—that’s probably the part you should cut. It’s amazing how often it’s true.
In a world full of communications specialists, sometimes a generalist is just what you need.
“I haven’t met the mother yet who doesn’t adore her children.”
Pretty good demonstration of why even experienced writers need editors.
Reading these two pieces back-to-back feels a little like time travel . . .