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“Pay the Writer!” says Harlan Ellison

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: Freelancing · Writing

Opposing Orwell

January 12th, 2009 · 1 Comment

David Beaver has a post on Language Log about George Orwell’s 1946 essay Politics and the English Language. I find much to disagree with in Mr Beaver’s post, and Language Log’s Comments Policy says “blog comments should be short. If you have a lot to say, post it on your own blog and link to […]

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Tags: Language · Life · Writing

Some Guidelines for Aspiring Writers

November 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Found on the web pages of Norman Fenton, a University of London researcher whose “Improving Your Technical Writing” I much recommend (and is by no means only applicable to technical writing – you can find it here). The guidlines are not to be taken as seriously: [ad#ad-1] Some Guidelines for Aspiring Writers 1. Verbs has […]

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Tags: Writing