Creative brains are a valuable, limited resource. They shouldn't be wasted on re-inventing the wheel when there are so many fascinating new problems waiting out there.
Gay, Peter. The Naked Heart . New York: Norton, 1995.
We’ve written a full post about how to write the perfect first line , but here are five quick tips:
Lots of students and not only them struggle with that terrifying writer's block thing. It may strike you right before you even start writing or just in the middle of the writing process. There are also two reasons why students deal with those problems. Those students don't have knowledge on how to ...
This version of How to Write a Poem was reviewed by Stephanie Wong Ken on September 18, 2016.
A few years ago, I edited a piece written by a colleague focusing on the highlights of a major technology conference. The writer, under a seriously tight deadline, had done a bang-up job of writing great copy in virtually no time, but he failed to properly check his facts. He cited an article from Forbes in which the writer claimed Steve Jobs was using PowerPoint on stage – something that never happened. It was lazy journalism on the part of the Forbes writer, and an easy mistake to make on my colleague’s part, but the result was the same; one poorly researched article directly impacted another because both writers failed to do their due diligence.