Tag : Writers

The elements of style in the age of noise
October 2, 2020 | From the founder, Pro tips

The elements of style in the age of noise

“Writing is hard, even for authors who do it all the time,” offers Roger Angell in his introduction to the everyday writer’s handbook, The Elements of Style.  Angell himself is no stranger to writing, having watched his stepfather, E.B

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George Orwell and how to write like a human being
August 3, 2020 | Pro tips, Writing police

George Orwell and how to write like a human being

The essayist George Packer recently outlined what he believes is one of the most pernicious “enemies of writing” today:  “My students have come of age during a decade when public discourse means taking a position and sticking with it.

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What many writers already know
April 30, 2020 | Pro tips

What many writers already know

Catastrophes have a way of fast-forwarding history. After millions of women joined the labor force during World War II to help the United States reach staggering levels of industrial production, attitudes about women and work would never be the same

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