Monthly Archives: November 2014

LEARN THIS STUFF RIGHT NOW OR STOP WRITING

I don’t know, maybe it’s stress, but I think this week I’m going to channel my inner Chuck Wendig and yell at everybody about some simple components to the craft of writing that I used to see very rarely, then … Continue reading

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MORE ON ACCELERATING TECHNOLOGY

Let’s start with a letter . . . Hartford, May 24/89
 To Walt Whitman: You have lived just the seventy years which are greatest in the world’s history & richest in benefit & advancement to its peoples. These seventy years have done much … Continue reading

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CATCHING UP WITH PHIL (AGAIN)

It’s late already for our regular Tuesday get-together, and all sorts of ideas for posts have been stacking up, but it’s been a while since I’ve done a sort of round-up of all the things that are going on with … Continue reading

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IMMEDIATELY, SUDDENLY, AND ABRUPTLY STOP USING THE WORDS IMMEDIATELY, SUDDENLY, AND ABRUPTLY

In the never-ending battle between showing and telling, here are three steadfast foot soldiers for the latter cause. These pesky words plague some of the best writers and all of the worst ones. Of course these are perfectly legitimate words, … Continue reading

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