A shout out to grammar

"All I know about grammar is its infinite power." Joan Didion (via ictc)

A shout out to grammar2012-01-24T22:40:20+00:00

A Jewish curse for Passover

This Jewish curse is unrelated to writing and law, but I must share it: May your wife eat matzo in bed and may you roll in the crumbs. Of course it sounds even better in Yiddish, but still.

A Jewish curse for Passover2012-02-20T00:29:47+00:00


"What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure." Samuel Johnson (via thesoftanimal)



"What is easy to read has been difficult to write." George M. Trevelyan (via rainbowinyoursky)


Well said, Milli.

"There is no cure for fear of writing. The fear is part of the process." Milli Thornton (via writingadvice)

Well said, Milli.2012-06-18T19:07:10+00:00

The Rules

"The Six Golden Rules of Writing: Read, read, read, and write, write, write." Ernest Gaines (via notwritenow)

The Rules2012-06-18T19:10:05+00:00

The ancient tradition of clarity

"One should aim not at being possible to understand, but at being impossible to misunderstand." Quintilian, Roman rhetorician

The ancient tradition of clarity2012-06-18T19:50:30+00:00
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