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I'm a big fan of writing that's larded with metaphor, simile and personification. Here's a bit of figurative language I particularly like: to be a writer is to be a figure skater.  Continue reading...
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Telling stories — even very short ones — is one of the best techniques you can use to make your writing more interesting and more engaging to your readers. I suggest you make it a priority.  Continue reading...
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Write like a jazz musician — go with the flow, take risks, accept less than perfect results — and do it secure in the knowledge that you can always edit it later.  Continue reading...
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Every feel like there's just not enough time in the day to write? Here are some tools, tricks and techniques that don't cost a cent that can help you do your job better and faster.  Continue reading...
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This column is not a resolution. It's just one more arrow in your quiver as you work to turn yourself into a productive writer in 2018.  Continue reading...
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This writing productivity quiz highlights three aspects of writing to which you should be paying attention.  Continue reading...
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These eight essays are a perfect way into learning about how a writer who started at the lowest rung at Time magazine in the 1950s developed to become the author associated with a body of nonfiction that is unparalleled in modern American letters for its breadth and depth.  Continue reading...
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