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3 for Thursday: 3 Instant Writing Improvements

I have Brian Clark’s charmingly redundant “10 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer” displayed at eye level above my desk at work. I read good writing. I read about good writing. But I know the best way to improve my writing is simple: keep writing. In my work, I edit a wide range of

3 for Thursday: 3 Writers on Writing

Writers write. (Profound, no?) And one of their favorite subjects to write about is the craft of writing. (Because we all do a little navel-gazing now and then, for which those of us who look up to these folks as mentors are grateful.) You’ve probably read many reflections by writers: Strunk & White, Flannery
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