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Bob’s Tips for Wrighting Good

Writing Tip 1: In diction, strive for the vernacular and endemic; in other words, refrain from using lexemes, locutions, et hoc genus omne not of high frequency in standard English corpora, and avoid terminology of excessive length or technicality or … Continue reading

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On Editing and Being Edited

I’ve been reading, lately, R. F. Foster’s biography of one of the greatest poets of all time, William Butler Yeats—the guy who wrote “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” and “The Stolen Child” and “Easter 1916” and “The Second Coming” and … Continue reading

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