Sunshine, Cross-Referenced to Amen Corner

My colleague (not that I have just the one, only that he is the colleague with whom I work most closely these days) sent me this, a post by Roy Peter Clark on William Zinsser‘s On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction.I must go now. I feel inspired to delete extraneous words from […]

Skeletons, Ghosts, and Shadows

If you wish to be a writer, write.                                        — EpictetusOn Saturday, I went to a workshop on writing children’s picture books. The teacher was Barbara Bottner, truly the rock star diva of pictures and truly a […]

Words to Write By

Writing is related to character. If your values are sound, your writing will be sound. It all begins with intention. Figure out what you want to do and how you want to do it, and work your way with humanity and integrity to the completed article. From On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William […]