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”
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.
Why do self-publishing authors need editors? Because it makes the same difference as making a film with your cell phone or making a film with a crew, director, good lighting, and high-quality film.”
A peek inside a writer’s brain, from the Dormant Volcano of Blind Ambition to the Glade of Hopeful Aspirations. Not a journey for the feint of heart.
It occurred to me what a good metaphor for communication that is—learning the rules, and how to break them creatively and effectively. In fact, it’s a metaphor for life.