Category : On Writing Well

Two Crucial Considerations for Getting the Best Content Possible – Target Audience and Expected Results

I taught Freshman Composition for a bunch of years. During those years, I spent countless hours hammering away at trying to impress on my students the importance of audience and purpose as the two foremost considerations before ever setting pen to paper or finger to keyboard. We are, of course, talking…

More White Inspired Content Writing Tips

Let’s return to Letters of E. B. White (HarperCollins 2006) to find out how to become better writers.  White should know, and he shows us, without really trying, in many of these letters.  It’s all in the concrete details. .          .          . But a little stage-setting first.  One of White’s…

White Writing

I  finished reading some time back, after several weeks because a collection of letters lends itself to being consumed in many small bites, Letters of E. B. White, Revised Edition (HarperCollins, 2006).  And I’m going to be a better writer for it, which would, I believe, have pleased White, who…