Writing

THE RULES OF WRITING

As a rank newbie, one of the first things I was told was that I needed to learn the Rules of Writing. I kind of shrugged and said “okay.” I knew how to build a grammatical sentence, even the ones with dependent clauses (shout out to Miss Liggins). I

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A Printer's Devil of a Time

My mother had been an assistant research chemist during the Second World War at the Edgewood Arsenal, Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland (where she met not only my father but also Frank Zappa's parents). Later in life she worked editing scientific journals. She let me help her with the proofreading. I was sixteen years old. But I had caught the journalism bug long before that. One of my grandfathers had been a newspaper reporter in London before emigrating to Canada.

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A Loose Canon

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Ein Blog für Zwei (A Blog For Two)

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