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

Work=pleasure

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

Work=pleasure2012-06-18T18:29:00+00:00

Pleasure=work

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

Pleasure=work2012-06-18T18:29:24+00:00

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